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Hitodama

Ghosts: historiographies, cultural manifestations, and the knits they've inspired
CanaryKnits
Knitting
October 2012
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 15 rows = 1 inch in Linen stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
475 - 525 yards (434 - 480 m)
S/M - M/L
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Hitodama are part of the ebook Ghosts: historiographies, cultural manifestations, and the knits they’ve inspired.

Inspired by the mysterious lights often associated with ghosts cross-culturally, Hitodama make use of the dense linen stitch to give them extra warmth. The beautiful, hopeful, dancing blue flame decorates the back of the left mitt, creating an asymmetrical look for this cold-weather accessory.

Find essays into the topic of ghosts in the ebook - the single pattern does not feature this information!

Size S/M - M/L
Mitts are 13.5” long and 8” (9”) around.
Yarn
Knit Picks Palette, (231 y / 211 m per ball), 100% Peruvian Highland Wool
A: White (2 balls)
B: Sky (1 ball)
C: Pool (1 ball)
D: Jay (1 ball)
Needles
2.75mm/#2 dpns
Gauge
8 sts and 15 rows/1” in Linen stitch