johnny rotten anarchy mittens by Suzanne Stallard
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johnny rotten anarchy mittens

September 2009
DK (11 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 13 rows = 2 inches
in stocking st unblocked following the chart in the round
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
130 - 280 yards (119 - 256 m)
s, m, l
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These gloves were originally hand knitted by Alabama Whirly from her own pattern whilst listening all the while to her Fidelity old record player. These Union Jack gloves are a homage to The Sex Pistols, Johnny Rotten and God Save the Queen (the record).

Recommended Yarn:
The yarn is hand dyed by Skein Queen, Desire, DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) 100% merino, DK weight yarn, dyed in the UK, machine wash on cool cycle

The hand dyed yarn will have variations but we love that for our complete glove anarchy.

This pattern is suitable for intermediate – experienced knitters.
Chart reading
Knitting in the round
Magic Loop/ DPN’s
Working with three colours
Stranded knitting

Finished Size:
(s) 23cms/ 9 inches long and 15-16cms/6.-6.5 inches wide,
(m) 25.5cms/ 10 inches long and 16-17cms/6.5-7 inches wide,
(l) 28cms/11 inches long and 19-20cms/7.5 - 8 inches wide

Gauge, stocking st unblocked following the chart in the round = 2” / 5cm
(s) 14 sts / 14 rows (m) 13 sts / 13 rows (l) 12 sts / 12 rows

Needles and notions:
(s) 3mm for edging, 3.5mm (m) 3.5mm for edging, 4mm (l) 4mm for edging, 4.5mm

This pattern is knit on a circular needle using the Magic Loop technique. You can alternatively use either the 2 circular needle method or set of 5 DPN’s. If you prefer to work flat on straight needles, it is possible to modify this pattern to suit
Blunt tapestry needle
Marker (pm)
Scrap yarn

Johnny Rotten Mitts (3 colour) A (red) B (blue) C (white)
(s) A 32g/79yds, B 32g/79yds, C 28g/70yds (m) A 35g/88yds, B 35g/88yds, C 30g/75yds (l) A 39g/98yds, B 39g/98yds, C 32g/79yds
Anarchy Mitts Yarn (2 colour) A (anarchy) B (white)
(s) MC 36g/88yds, CC 28g/70yds (m) MC 40g/100yds CC 30g/75yds (l) MC 44g/108yds CC 32g/79yds

The pattern is a four page PDF, first page contains colour image banner and final page is colour chart.