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Gwen Tevis Handcrafts: Knitting Patterns

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Plinko Trio: Beret, Cowl, and Mitts


Coordinating beret, cowl, and fingerless mitts in Aran weight yarn that all feature a whimsical, lacy zig-zag pattern.



Women’s Medium/Large. Fits a 19-24” / 48-61cm head circumference.

Brim circumference: 19” / 48cm after blocking.

Diameter: 10” / 25cm after blocking.


Women’s Small (Large).

Finished width: 24¾ (28)” / 63 (71)cm.

Finished height (not including chevron points): 6¾” / 17cm.


Women’s Medium. Stretches to fit up to an 8½” / 22cm hand.

Finished palm circumference: 7” / 18cm.

Finished length: 6¼” / 16cm.


290yds / 265m Aran weight wool or wool blend yarn. Shown in:

Alpenglow Yarn Angelo’s Aran (100% Corriedale Wool; 145yds / 133m; 3.5oz / 100g) in Apricot, 2 skeins.

Note - If you make the larger sized cowl, this set uses every last bit of both skeins of Angelo’s Aran.

US9 / 5.5mm 16” / 40cm circular needle and set of dpns.

US7 / 4.5mm 16” / 40cm circular needle and set of dpns.

Four ¾” buttons.

Stitch markers, tapestry needle, sewing needle, and matching thread.



19 sts and 30 rows = 4” / 10cm in unstretched 4x1 ribbing with smaller needles.


15 sts and 22 rows = 4” / 10cm in lace pattern, knit flat with larger needles.


19 sts and 28 rows = 4” / 10cm in lace pattern with smaller needles.


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Also available individually as Plinko Beret, Plinko Cowl, and Plinko Mitts.

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