Indikon by Bonnie Sennott
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Indikon

Knitting
November 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
190 - 225 yards (174 - 206 m)
M, L
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Left and right twists join knits and purls to create an appealing texture in these warm, unisex mitts. Worked in the round on dpns, they take their name from the Greek indikon (“blue dye from India”).

Finished (Blocked) Measurements:
Size M, hand circumference: 7 inches/18 cm unstretched at widest part of palm
Size L, hand circumference: 7.5 inches/19 cm unstretched at widest part of palm
Length: Size M 8.75 inches/22 cm from cast-on to bind-off
Size L 10 inches/26 cm from cast-on to bind-off

Size/Ease Notes:
These mitts are intended to be worn with zero ease to 1.5 inches/4 cm of negative ease around the palm. Size M will comfortably fit a palm circumference of 7–8.5 inches/18–22 cm (measured above the thumb) and Size L will fit a palm circumference of 7.5–9 inches/19–23 cm (measured above thumb). For a smaller size, try using fingering weight yarn and smaller needles.

Yardage:
190 (225) yds/175 (205) m sportweight yarn. Sample was knit with Dovecote Cormo Rambouillet 100% wool; 375yds/343 m per 100g skein; color: Indigo

Needles and Notions:
US #4/3.50mm double-pointed needles OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE
US #3/3.25mm double-pointed needles
Stitch markers, tapestry needle, scrap yarn

Gauge:
22 sts/36 rnds = 4”/10 cm in stockinette stitch using larger needle, after blocking
24 sts/36 rnds = 4”/10 cm in pattern stitch using larger needle, after blocking
To save time, check gauge.

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