Lelia Mitts by Cory Ellen Boberg
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Lelia Mitts

Knitting
February 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Small Stripe Pattern
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
175 - 220 yards (160 - 201 m)
6 (7.7) inch, 15.2 (19.6 cm), wrist
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This pattern was designed for The Fiber Gallery and debuted in print at the 2016 Madrona Fiber Arts Winter Retreat.

Description
Striped mitts with stranded floral detail

Skill Level
Adventurous Beginner

Recommended Yarn
Main Color - Natural 8010, 1 (1) skein; Cascade 220 Sport, 164 yards (150 m)/50 grams per skein.

Contrast Color - Venus in Furs, 1 (1) skein; Spincycle Yarn Dyed in the Wool, 200 yards (183 m) /50 grams per skein.

Materials
Sport weight:
Main Color - 100 (125) yards, 91 (114) m
Contrast Color - 75 (95) yards, 69 (87) m.

Sizes
Finished size:
6 (7.7) in, 15.2 (19.6) cm wrist
6.4 (8) in, 16.3 (20.3) cm forearm.

To fit:
5-6.5 (7-8.5) in, 12.7-16.5 (17.8-21.6) cm wrist
6.5-8 (8.5-10) in, 16.5-20.3 (21.6-25.4) cm forearm.

Shown in: 6 in (15.2 cm) finished size, on 6 in (15.2 cm) wrist, 7.5 in (19.1 cm) forearm.

Gauge
28 stitches and 40 rows / 4 inches (10 cm) in Small Stripe Pattern, lightly blocked.

Suggested Needles
Size 2.5 US (3.0 mm) double pointed needles
Size 3 US (3.25 mm) double pointed needles
Size 4 US (3.5 mm) 32 - 40” (81 - 102 cm) circular needles

or size to obtain correct gauge.

Special Techniques
Stripes, simple stranded colorwork.

Pattern is both written and charted.

Tech edited by Debbi Friend Spears.