Coverham by Ann Kingstone
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Coverham

Knitting
December 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
33 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch/stockinette
US 2 - 2.75 mm
262 - 306 yards (240 - 280 m)
Small:Medium:Large

These delightful fingerless mitts feature a sideways knit cabled cuff, which is worked in a garter stitch background for easier cabling.

Perfect for gifting!

SIZE
Small(Medium:Large) to fit up to 16½(19:21½)cm/ 6½(7½:8½)“ hand circumference. Each finished mitten measures 14½(17:19½)cm/ 5¾(6¾:7¾)” around at the palm and is 21½cm/8½“ long.

MATERIALS
4ply/fingering weight yarn with approximately 320 metres/350 yards per 100g. You will need 75g.

The pictured sample was knitted with baa ram ewe ‘Titus’ in Bramley Baths.

NEEDLES AND NOTIONS
2.75mm/US 2 needles for flat knitting.

A stitchmarker.

TENSION/GAUGE
33 sts and 36 rows/rounds per 10cm/4” in blocked stocking stitch/ stockinette. 30 sts (maximum cuff width) and 36 rows (main pattern length) of the cuff pattern measures 7cm/2¾“ long and 7cm/2¾” wide after blocking.

Adjust needle size as necessary to achieve the specified tension.

SPECIAL TECHNIQUES
The cables begin with 0 to 4 st increases, See Ann’s YouTube channel for a tutorial for this technique.