Lavena

Knitting
September 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in Pattern Stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
140 - 180 yards (128 - 165 m)
Small 6.5” (Med 7.5”, Large 8.5”)
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Top down construction worked in slipped stitch garter rib for fun to knit texture that does not detract from the yarn color way. Stitch pattern is easily memorized for on the go knitting.

Full “Turnabout” thumb gusset worked in decreases. Working the hand is paused to complete the thumb so that gradient is not interrupted, then picked up again to continue down the hand. Customizable length to use up yarn, perfect for gradient colors.

Complete photo tutorial for thumb.

Sizing
Pattern is written for 3 sizes: Small 6.5” (Med 7.5”, Large 8.5”)

Required Skills
Casting on, joining and working in the round, knit and purl, yo, k2tog, ssk, and provisional cast on (explained in pattern).

Yarn
Fingering weight gradient, would also work for tonal, solid or striping.

Notions
Stitch markers, tapestry needle and waste yarn.