Acantha by Laura Patterson


March 2013
Sport (12 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 46 rows = 4 inches
in stitch pattern
US 2 - 2.75 mm
s (m, lg, 1x) OR xs, s, m (lg, 1x, 2x)
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Acantha was a minor character in Greek mythology. In one version of the story, Acantha was a woman who refused Apollo’s advances. In another version, Acantha was a man who returned Apollo’s advances.

As in the story, these mitts can take on whatever character suits your desires. Worked from the cuff towards the fingers, this pattern can be used to make wrist-warming cuffs, fingerless mitts, or full mittens.

The Fresh Designs: Mittens and Gloves book

Sizes: S (M, L, 1X) (shown in size S)

Finished measurements (Hand/wrist circumference): 4.75 (6, 7.25, 8.5)“/12 (15, 18.5, 21.5) cm

Materials: Cephalopod Yarns Bugga! 80% merino wool, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon; 412yds/377m per 113g skein; color: Dragon Millipede; 1 1, 1, 1 skein

Needles: Set of US #2/2.75mm dpns

Notions: Stitch markers, waste yarn, yarn needle

Gauge: 33 sts/52 rows = 4”/10cm in stitch patt

The standalone pattern
Everything listed above, plus pattern expanded pattern includes two more sizes: XS and 2X. In the normal Fiber Dreams format. Single pattern PDF is 4 pages, and includes just the one pattern. PDF has been tech-edited, again, to ensure the new sizes work.

Errata is only for my self-published version of this pattern.