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Shetland Winter Warmers

# A Set of Chunky Accesssories
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Shetland Winter Warmers are a pair of convertible gloves and a peek cap. Both items are worked in circular knitting featuring a chunky cable motif. For the convertible gloves, flaps are seamlessly constructed instead of sewing them on afterwards.

You can purchase a printed version of this copy from MagCloud.

Pattern Information


Gloves: 31 cm / 12½” height (without the flap 24 cm / 9½”) x 10 cm / 4” width
Hat: 26 cm / 10¼” height x 59 cm / 23½” circumference


Jamieson’s of Shetland Heather (Aran; 100% pure Shetland wool, 92 m [101 yd] / 50 g ball):
2 x 50g balls for Gloves
2 x 50g balls for Hat
Note: The sample is knitted using Jamieson’s of Shetland Aran which is no longer available. The closest colour for Heather is Oceanic (692).


16 sts by 21 rows with 5 mm needles over 10 cm (4”) square using stockinette stitch. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct tension.

Needles & Accessories

For Gloves
1 set 4.5 mm (UK 7/US 7) DPNs
1 set 5 mm (UK 6/US 8) DPNs
Note: if you can work with magic-loop method, you don’t need DPNs except for the thumb.

For Hat
1 set 5 mm (UK 6/US 8) DPNs
Crochet hook size 5 mm

Cable needle
Waste yarn
2 x Buttons for either a hat or a pair of gloves  
2 x Stitch markers (for the hat)



measurements for Shetland Winter Warmers