Jardin Sauvage Vampire Mitts by Linda Wilgus

Jardin Sauvage Vampire Mitts

September 2010
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
200 yards (183 m)
One size. Wrist circumference: 7.5 inches, length: 8.5 inches
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As a huge fan of vampire fiction, I’d been wanting to design something vampy for some time. Jardin Sauvage is a pair of fingerless mitts inspired by my favorite vampire of all, Lestat de Lioncourt from Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles. The black of the night, the crimson of blood, and the decadence of the Ancien Régime come together in these mitts, which feature an all-over fountain lace pattern and delicate loop and braid lace edging. Worked in the round in a hand-dyed or solid worsted-weight yarn, these mitts make a pretty accessory for any vampire lover. These would make a lovely Halloween knit, too!

SIZE: One size.

wrist circumference: 7.5 inches
length: 8.5 inches including lace edging

GAUGE: 18 st/24 rows = 4 x 4 inches (10 x 10cm) in stockinette stitch

1 100g. skein of a worsted weight yarn (approx. 220yds/200m per 100g. skein).
1 set(s) US #6/4mm double-point needles or size needed to obtain gauge.
1 stitch holder (or scrap yarn to use as a stitch holder)
1 stitch marker

YARN USED TO MAKE MITTS PICTURED: Cascade 220 paints, 100% wool, 220 yds/200m per 100g.