Incognito Spats Knitting Pattern Download
Dress up the plainest shoes with these distinctive accessories. Utilitarian ribbing and cog-shaped buttons pair with gauzy ruffles to add a steampunk touch to any outfit.
Designer: Laura Ricketts
Finished Size: 8" ankle circumference, 12" calf circumference (tall size only), and 3 (8)" tall. Spats shown measure 8".
Specific Yarn Used: Rowan Cocoon (80% wool, 20% mohair; 126 yd [115 m]/3 oz [100 g]): #805 mountain (dk gray; MC), 2 balls. Rowan Kidsilk Haze (70% kid mohair, 30% silk; 230 yd [210 m]/7/8 oz [25 g]): #595 liqueur (red; CC), 1 ball. Yarn distributed by Sirdar USA.
Needles: Size 6 (4 mm): straight. Size 10 (6.5 mm): set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Markers (m); stitch holder; tapestry needle; six (twelve) " buttons (shown: #460004637 “Steampunk buttons” in silver from www.buttons.com); four " buttons; needle and thread.
Gauge: 15 sts and 22 rows = 4" in rib patt using MC on larger needles; 26 sts and 32 rows = 4" in St st using CC on smaller needles.
Notes: These spats are worked in the round from the top down to the gusset, then the instep is worked back and forth in rows. Slip knit stitches purlwise with yarn in back and slip purl stitches purlwise with yarn in front.
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