Isadora Set by Miriam L. Felton

Isadora Set

Knitting
October 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette after blocking
US 7 - 4.5 mm
240 - 320 yards (219 - 293 m)
Boot Toppers: To fit up to 12[14, 16] inch (30.5[35.5, 40.5] cm) calf circumference. Mitts: To fit 6[7, 8] inch (15[18, 20.5]cm) hand circumference measured around palm above thumb.
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Named for modern dance pioneer and famous bohemian Isadora Duncan, this boot topper and mitts set shows off your free spirit. The unique scallop edging shines on the lace edge of the boot toppers and the cuff edge of the mitts. Both pieces feature a delicate medallion lace pattern.

Gauges: 20 stitches & 30 rounds per 4 inches (10cm) square in stockinette after blocking. Mitt Chart = 2 inches (5cm) wide after blocking.

Needles: 4.5mm (US 7) needle(s), or size needed to obtain gauge, in your preferred method for small circumference knitting (dpns, two circulars, or magic loop).

Notions: Stitch markers (2 on-the-needle style to mark the thumb and 1 pin-style hanging marker for BOR), holders or waste yarn for thumb stitches, tapestry needle to weave in ends, supplies for blocking.

Techniques Used: knit, purl, k2tog, k3tog, ssk, sssk, yarnover, double yarnover, make 1 Left and Right, working multiple stitches into a single stitch, quad dec, sl1 k2tog psso, central double decrease, knitting through the back loop, slipping stitches as if to purl, knit front and back, use of markers.

Boot Toppers

Yarn: 145{170, 195} yards (133{156, 179}m) of worsted weight yarn. Shown in Mrs. Crosby Harbor (100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool, 215 yds (196m)/100 g) in ‘Tempest’.

Finished Sizes: To fit up to 12{14, 16} inch (30.5{35.5, 40.5}cm) calf circumference. If you plan to wear them lower on your calf instead of up around the largest part, use that measurement to choose your size. Negative ease is built in to the pattern.

Mitts

Yarn: 95{110, 125} yards (87{101, 115}m) of worsted weight yarn. Shown in Mrs. Crosby Harbor (100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool, 215 yds (196m)/100 g) in ‘Tempest’.

Finished Sizes: To fit 6{7, 8} inch (15{18, 20.5}cm) hand circumference measured around palm above thumb. Negative ease is built in to the pattern.