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"Down The Rabbit Hole" is part of the Lit Knits collection. To purchase the entire 10 piece collection, see the Lit Knits page.
Down The Rabbit Hole
Part of the Lit Knits collection.
Alice passes a boring day by the river with her sister. Unexpectedly, a White Rabbit rushes past, pulls out a watch all the while exclaiming how late it is. Naturally, Alice must follow after it. And so begins Alice's adventures in Wonderland.
These mittens are inspired by the story Alice's Adventures In Wonderland, first published in 1865 by Lewis Carroll. The perpetually late White Rabbit runs across the tops of both mittens. The White Rabbit's watch can be found in the palm of the left hand. In true Wonderland fashion, the watch is guaranteed to tell time accurately twice a day.
The mittens are knit from the cuff up. Waste yarn is used to hold the place for the afterthought thumbs.
10¼”/ 26cm (11¼”/ 28.5cm) cuff to tip
7”/ 18cm (8”/ 20.5cm) palm to tip
7”/ 18cm (8¼”/ 21cm) palm circumference
2½”/ 6.5cm (2¾”/ 7cm) thumb circumference
Additional sizes can be achieved by changing the gauge, either with needle size or yarn thickness
GallerYarns Prime Alpaca; 665yds/ 608m per 8oz/ 227g; 100% Alpaca; dk weight:
1 skein in Silver Gray (MC)
1 skein in Bleached White (CC)
approx 120 (140)yds/ 110 (128)m (MC), 80 (100)yds/ 73 (92)m (CC) of a dk weight yarn
Needles & Notions
Size 1 US/ 2.25mm circular needle, 12”/ 30cm
Size 1 US/ 2.25mm set of five double- point needles
Or preferred small circular method.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
1 stitch marker, waste yarn
26sts/30rows = 4x4”/ 10x10cm in Stockinette Stitch
For the most accurate gauge, knit the swatch using the first 26 stitches of the first chart