Emerald Isle Set

This cozy and rich textured cowl and mittens set will feel like a warm hug during frigid winter days. Made with chunky and vibrant emerald-colored yarn, this intermediate pattern is the best accessory combo to have.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: Mittens: One size to fit average adult palm; Cowl: Approx 13” x 59” [33 x 150 cm]

Gauge: Mittens: 17 sts and 23 rows = 4” [10 cm] with US 8 (5.0 mm) needles in St stitch after wet blocking; Cowl: 14 sts and 18 rows = 4” [10 cm] with US 10½ (6.5 mm) needles in St stitch after wet blocking

Materials

Yarn: Patons Shetland Chunky (75% acrylic, 25% wool; 148 yards [136 meters]/100 grams): #78701 Emerald (1 ball for Mittens, 3 balls for Cowl)
Needles: US size 10 (6.0 mm) and US size 10½ (6.5 mm) circular needles (40”), US size 10 (6.0 mm) circular (24”) needles
Notions: Cable needle, stitch marker, tapestry needle

Abbreviations

C6B: Slip next 3 stitches onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K3, then K3 from cable needle
C6F: Slip next 3 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. K3, then K3 from cable needle
Kfb: Increase 1 stitch by knitting into front and back of next stitch
P2(3)tog: Purl next 2(3) stitches together
Ssk: Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together

Special Stitches

Cable Panel (worked over 21 sts)
Row 1 (RS): K6, p2, k2tog, yo, p1, yo, ssk, p2, k6.
Row 2: P6, k2, p2, k1, p2, k2, p6.
Row 3: C6f, p2, yo, ssk, p1, k2tog, yo, p2, c6b.
Row 4: As Row 2.
Rows 5-6: As Rows 1 and 2.
Row 7: K6, p2, yo, ssk, p1, k2tog, yo, p2, k6.
Row 8: As Row 2.
Row 9: C6f, p2, k2tog, yo, p1, yo, ssk, p2, c6b.
Row 10: As Row 2.
Row 11: As Row 7.
Row 12: (P2, k2) twice, p2, k1, (p2, K2) twice, p2.
Row 13: yo, ssk, p2, k6, p1, k6, p2, k2tog, yo.
Row 14: P2, k2, p6, k1, p6, k2, p2.
Row 15: K2tog, yo, p2, c6b, p1, c6f, p2, yo, ssk.
Row 16: As Row 14.
Rows 17-18: As Rows 13 and 14.
Row 19: K2tog, yo, p2, k6. p1, k6, p2, yo, ssk.
Row 20: As 14th row.
Row 21: yo, ssk, p2, c6b, p1, c6f, p2, K2tog, yo.
Row 22: As 14th row.
Row 23: As 19th row.
Row 24: As 12th row. 

Pattern

Right Mitten

**With smaller needles, cast on 29 sts.
Row 1 (RS): *K1, p1, rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 2: *P1, k1, rep from * to last st, p1.
Rep last 2 rows of (k1, p1) ribbing for 3” [7.5 cm], inc 4 sts evenly across last WS row.** (33 sts)
Change to larger needles and proceed as follows:
Row 1 (RS): K3, p14, k16.
Row 2: P16, k1, *p3tog, (k1, p1, k1) all in next st, rep from * twice more, k1, p3.
Row 3: As Row 1.
Row 4: P16, k1, *(k1, p1, k1) all in next st, p3tog, rep from * twice more, k1, p3.
Rep last 4 rows for pat once more.

Shape Thumb Gusset

Row 1 (RS): Pat across 18 sts, kfb in each of next 2 sts, knit to end of row.
Row 2 and alt rows: Work even in pat.
Row 3: Pat across 18 sts, kfb in next st, k2, kfb in next st, knit to end of row.
Row 5: Pat across 18 sts, kfb in next st, k4, kfb in next st, knit to end of row.
Row 7: Pat across 18 sts, kfb in next st, k6, kfb in next st, knit to end of row. (41 sts)
Row 8: As Row 2.

Shape Thumb

Next row (RS): Pat across 28 sts, turn, leave rem sts on a spare needle.
***Next Row: Cast on 1 st, p11 (including cast on st), turn, leave rem sts on a spare needle.
Next Row: Cast on 1 st, k12 (including cast on st).
Work a further 9 rows in stocking st on these 12 sts.
Next Row (RS): (K2tog) 6 times. (6 sts)
Next row: (P2tog) 3 times – 3 sts, break yarn, leaving a long end, draw end tightly through rem sts, sew thumb seam.
Next Row (RS): Rejoin yarn to rem sts, pick up and knit 2 sts over cast on sts at base of thumb, pat to end of row.*** (33 sts)
Cont in pat until work from beg measures approx 10½” [26.5 cm], ending with row: “Next row (WS): P16, k1, *p3tog, (k1, p1, k1) all in next st, rep from * twice more, k1, p3.

Shape Top

Row 1 (RS): K1, k2tog, p14, ssk, k2tog, k9, ssk, k1.
Row 2: P6, p2tog, p5, k2, (p3tog, k1) 3 times, p2.
Row 3: K2tog, (p2tog) 4 times, k2tog, (k2tog) 4 times, k2tog – 11 sts, break yarn, leaving a long end, draw end tightly through rem sts, sew side seam.

Left Mitten

Work from ** to ** as given for Right Mitten.
Change to larger needles.
Row 1 (RS): K16, p14, k3.
Row 2: P3, k1, *p3tog, (k1, p1, k1) all in next st, rep from * twice more, k1, p16.
Row 3: As Row 1.
Row 4: P3, k1, *(k1, p1, k1) all in next st, p3tog, rep from * twice more, k1, p16.
Rep last 4 rows for pat once more.

Shape Thumb Gusset

Row 1 (RS): K13, kfb in each of next 2 sts, pat to end of row.
Row 2 and alt rows: Work even in pat.
Row 3: K13, kfb in next st, k2, kfb in next st, pat to end of row.
Row 5: K13, kfb in next st, k4, kfb in next st, pat to end of row.
Row 7: K13, kfb in next st, k6, kfb in next st, pat to end of row. (41 sts)
Row 8: As Row 2.

Shape Thumb

Next Row (RS): Pat across 23 sts, turn, leave rem sts on a spare needle.
Work from *** to *** as given for Right Mitten.
Cont in pat until work from beg measures approx 10½” [26.5 cm], ending with row: “Next row (WS): P3, k1. *p3tog, (k1, p1, k1) all in next st, rep from * twice more, k1, p16.

Shape Top

Row 1: K1, k2tog, k9, ssk, k2tog, p14, ssk, k1.
Row 2: P2, k2, (p3tog, k1) 3 times, p5, p2tog, p6.
Row 3: (K2tog) 6 times, (p2tog) 4 times, k2tog – 11 sts, break yarn, leaving a long end, draw end tightly through rem sts, sew side seam.

Cowl

With US 10 mm needles, cast on 53 sts.
Row 1 (RS): K2, p14, work 1st row of Cable Panel across next 21 sts, p14, k2.
Row 2: K2, *p3tog. (k1, p1, k1) all in next st, rep from * twice more, k2, work 2nd row of Cable Panel across next 21 sts, k2, **(k1, p1, k1) all in next st, p3tog, rep from ** twice more, k2.
Row 3: K2, p14, work 3rd row of Cable Panel across next 21 sts, P14, K2.
Row 4: K2, *(k1, p1, k1) all in next st, p3tog, rep from * twice more, k2, work 4th row of Cable Panel across next 21 sts, k2, **p3tog, (k1, p1, k1) all in next st, rep from ** twice more, k2.
These 4 rows form Trinity St Pat. Cable Panel is now in position.
Cont in pat, keeping cont of Cable Panel, until work from beg measures approx 59” [150 cm], ending on row 10 of Cable Panel Pat, Bind off in pat.
Sew center back seam. yarn ball

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