Brigantia by Victoria Magnus

Brigantia

Knitting
November 2012
DK (11 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in stranded rib pattern (k3, p2)
US 4 - 3.5 mm
201 - 402 yards (184 - 368 m)
1 (2) 21 (23) cm / 8.25 (9)" circumference 25.5 (30)cm / 10 (11.75)” full length 11.5 (14)cm / 4.5 (5.5)” hand length (from V of thumb to fingertips)
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This pattern is available from pompommag.com for £2.50.

Sumptuous colour work cables travel gracefully over the back of the hand, creating a thick and magnificently warm fabric. These mittens really are the perfect cold weather accessory. Perfectly unisex, they can also be worked as fingerless mitts if you prefer.

Materials
Eden Cottage Yarns Bowland DK (100% superwash Bluefaced Leicester; 100g = 225 m / 245 yds)
MC: Steel; 1 x 100g skein
CC: Falling Leaves 1 x 100g skein

One set of Size 3.5mm/US 4 – DPNs, or needles suitable for working a small circumference in the round (or size needed to obtain gauge)
Cable needle
Scrap yarn or stitch holders (for thumb sts)
Stitch markers
Tapestry needle

Size
Sizes 1 (2)
21 (23) cm / 8.25 (9)“ hand circumference
25.5 (30)cm / 10 (11.75)” Full length
11.5 (14)cm / 4.5 (5.5)” Hand length (from V of thumb to fingertips)

Gauge
26 sts and 25 rounds to 10 cm / 4” in stranded rib pattern (k3, p2) in the round after blocking.