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Firefly Collection (Kaylee) - Shiny

Knitting
October 2011
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches in stockinette
US 2 - 2.75 mm
355 - 410 yards (325 - 375 m)
one size
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Designed as a compliment to the ‘Shindig’ dress worn by Kaylee Frye, engineer of the ‘Serenity’ in Joss Whedon’s cult space-western ‘Firefly’. A rare departure from her oil splattered overalls, the many layered skirt inspired long pleated gauntlets, using a tuck stitch technique, whilst the ruched button-up bodice is represented by a swag and bobble textured pattern over the back of the hand. The silk content of this indie hand-dyed yarn (in variegated pink, apricot and cream) gives a luxurious sheen as befits the belle of the ball.

Worked in-the-round from cuff-to-knuckle with easy to follow thumb gusset. Instructions are charted with written explanation. This pattern is rated as moderately difficult.

MATERIALS
Set of four 2.75mm double-pointed needles or as required to achieve the tension
100g (375m) Yarnscape’s Dance (55% BFL/ 45% silk) yarn in shade ‘Tea Rose’
Stitch marker
Darning needle

TENSION
28st x 40r = 10cm/ 4 inches over Stocking stitch on 2.75mm needles. Take time to check tension to ensure proper fit.

DIMENSIONS
Pattern is written as one size, worn with 1-4”/ 2.5-10cm negative ease.

To fit forearm circumference	10-13”/ 25-33cm
To fit wrist circumference	6.5-10.5”/ 16.5-27cm
Length				10”/ 25cm