Knitting for the Hands:

Helianthus Mittenus

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Pamela Schwab
Pamphlet / 8.25" x 10.75"
4 pages Half-Fold
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knitting, mittens, pattern, sunflower

A four page pattern for stranded colorwork mittens knit in the round with fingering weight yarn. These mittens incorporate elements from traditional folk mitten designs, including knitted braids along the cuff, thumb gusset on the palm, and a pointed top. The mitten body and cuff feature a two-color sunflower motif, with a smaller scale geometric pattern on the palm. The pattern includes charts for the cuff, mitten body, and thumb. Pattern is written for size women’s small - medium Total Length: 10 1/2 in./26.5 cm Mitten Body Length: 7 1/2 in./19 cm Width: 3 3/4 in./9.5 cm Materials: Yarn: Fingering Weight (Shown in Spud & Chloe Fine) Main Color (MC): 140 yd./137 m Contrasting Color (CC): 140 yd./137 m Needles: US 0 or 1/2.0 or 2.25 mm, set of 4 or 5 double pointed needles. Gauge: Stranded colorwork in Stockinette stitch: 40 stitches x 40 rows = 4”x 4” (10 cm x 10 cm)

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