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Handwork Mitts

Aug 25, 2011
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Handwork Mitts
Julie Turjoman

Ultra-feminine, Victorian inspired mitts with ribbon embellishment.

Finished Size 7 (8)" hand circumference and 9 (9¾ )" long, including cuff; to fit women’s hand size S/M (M/L). Mitts shown in smaller size.
Yarn Artyarns Ultramerino 8 (100% merino wool; 188 yd [172 m]/ 100 g): #2270 camel semisolid (MC), 1 skein. Artyarns Beaded Mohair & Sequins (80% silk, 20% kid mohair, with glass beads & sequins; 114 yd [104 m]/50 g): #2245 raspberry semisolid (CC), 1 skein.
Needles Mitts and cuffs—size 5 (3.75 mm): set of 4 double-pointed (dpn); Flowers—size 2 (2.75 mm); Leaves—size 1 (2.25 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); stitch holder; tapestry needle; 2 yd waste yarn in same weight as MC for provisional CO; eight ¼" mother-of-pearl buttons for flower centers; 1 yd 1" wide wired-edge nylon or silk ribbon in green, or about 18 yd of remnants of fingering-or laceweight green yarn for leaves (optional); sewing needle and thread to match ribbon if making ribbon leaves.
Gauge Gauge 24 sts and 32 rnds = 4" in St st with MC on largest needles.

 


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vbbusch51 wrote
on Aug 27, 2011 10:13 PM