Jade Fingerless Mitts by Julie Turjoman
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Jade Fingerless Mitts

Knitting
October 2014
Aran (8 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch, blocked
US 5 - 3.75 mm
175 - 197 yards (160 - 180 m)
S (M, L) Fits palm circumference of 6-7 (7-8, 8-9)"

Fans of Downton Abbey’s amazing fashions, rejoice!

Just in time for holiday gift-knitting, A Head For Trouble: What To Knit While Catching Crooks, Chasing Clues, and Solving Murders (20 Hats & Adornments Inspired by Lady Detectives of the Roaring Twenties) was released in October, 2014. It is available in both electronic and paperback format both here and on my website: www.julieturjoman.com

Knit something special for your inner flapper!

American photojournalist turned explorer Jade del Cameron is the creation of writer Suzanne Arruda. A female Indiana Jones, Jade is known as much for her fierce spirit, outspoken nature, and sharp intellect as for her exotic beauty. A crack shot with her Winchester rifle, following WWI she heads to colonial-era Africa as a reporter for an American travel magazine, solving murders along the way. Still struggling to overcome the horrors she witnessed as an ambulance driver at the front in wartime France, she’s a compelling guide to the majesty and mystery of Africa in the 1920s.

Whether gripping her rifle or changing a tire on her Model T, Jade’s driving mitts protect her hands from both gunpowder residue and road dust. Today’s knitter will find these mitts satisfyingly cozy in both blizzards and under-heated offices.

SIZES:
S (M, L). Shown in size Medium.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:
Hand Circumference: 6 (7 1/4, 8 1/4)” 15 (18.5, 21) cm
Length: 7 3/4 (8 3/4, 9 3/4)” 19.5 (22, 25) cm

MATERIALS:
Berroco Lustra 197 yds (180 m)/3.5oz (100 g), 50% Peruvian wool, 50% Tencel® Lyocell). Color: Seine #3181. 1 skein.
US Size 5 (3.75 mm) 16” (40 cm) straight and set of 4 or 5 double-pointed needles, or size needed to obtain correct gauge
Tapestry needle
Stitch markers, one in a unique color
Four 1/2” (14 mm) diameter buttons

GAUGE:
19 sts and 44 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Seed St, blocked;
25 sts and 33 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in St st, blocked.