{DIY} Knit Muff

As my obsession with 60’s fashion grows, I find myself my wanting to run around town in a pillbox hat and faux fur muff. While faux fur muffs are certainly available (just check etsy), I’m still not sure how I feel about wearing faux fur. Plus, if I got one, I would want it to match these awesome earmuffs from Vaute Couture. So, I decided to knit myself one. Turns out, it’s the easiest thing to make ever.

You will need:

Read more about why I selected this yarn here.

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Cast on following the instructions that came with your loom. My knitting looms came with instructions but if yours didn’t you can download a free ebook from this site.

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Continue knitting, when you get to the end of the first ball of yarn, simply tie the end of the second one on and continue knitting, same as you go onto the third ball. Continue in this manner until you have a 16 in tube knitted and a tail long enough to finish some sewing.

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Cast off using the panel method, this is the trickiest part because of the thickness of the yarn. If you have a large crochet hook, that will help.

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Twist the end of the tail and wrap it with tape to help you thread it through your yarn needle.

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Decide if you want the pearl or the knit side showing. I went with the pearl side.

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Fold the tube inside of itself so that the ends are together and the side you want showing IS exposed. Line the edges up.

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Use the needle to slip stitch the two ends together. Follow the whole permiter of the circle. Once you are done, tie of your end and tuck the seam into the inside of the muff.

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Your own knit muff! I told you it was easy!

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7 Responses to {DIY} Knit Muff

  1. i’m confused with the last part. u put ends from both sides in the middle and sew together? how can u see where u r sewing??