Knitting for the Hands:

Proboscids by the Dozen

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Pamela Schwab
Pamphlet / 8.25" x 10.75"
4 pages Half-Fold
Crafts & Hobbies
chart, elephants, instructions, knitting, mittens, pattern

A knitting pattern for stranded colorwork mittens incorporating elements from traditional folk mitten designs, including knitted braids along the cuff, thumb gore on the palm, and a pointed top. Knit in the round, the mitten body and cuff feature a two-color elephant motif, with a smaller scale geometric pattern on the palm. The pattern is written for size women’s small - medium, although the size may be adjusted by working in a different stitch and row gauge. The pattern includes written instructions and 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: 8 in./20 cm Width: 3 3/4 in./9.5 cm Yarn: Fingering Weight (Shown in fingering weight baby alpaca) Main Color (MC): 145 yd./133 m Contrasting Color (CC): 190 yd./175 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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