Calamondin by Lanja Sámsdóttir

Calamondin

Knitting
February 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
16 stitches = 2 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
241 - 246 yards (220 - 225 m)
circumference 7.5” / 19 cm; length 9” / 23 cm
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Calamondin features a traditional Norwegian star motif and a simple peasant thumb. The colours in the sample mittens were inspired by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s poem that begins “Kennst du das Land, wo die Zitronen blühn” / Do you know the land where the lemon trees flower.

Yardage Requirements
110 m / 120 yards fingering weight yarn in main colour
6 m / 6.5 yards in contrast colour 1
100 m / 109 yards fingering weight yarn in contrast colour 2

Blocked Measurements
circumference 7.5” / 19 cm
length 9” / 23 cm

4” / 10 cm from cuff to base of thumb
5” / 13 cm from base of thumb to tip

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