Liquen by Mer Almagro

Liquen

Knitting
December 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with larger needles
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
140 - 180 yards (128 - 165 m)
S, M & L
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Tweedy, dotty, fingerless mittens in three sizes.

This pattern is best suited for intermediate to advanced knitters.

Two PDFs available for download: for viewing on screen and for print.

Tools
Large DPN or circular needles: 3.5 mm (US 4)
Small DPN or circular needles: 2.5 mm (US 1 ½)
Stitch markers, tapestry needle, a bit of cotton yarn.

Measurements
Knuckle circumference:
S - 18 cm (7”)
M - 19 cm (7.5”)
L - 20 cm (8”)

Linen stitch has slightly less stretch than stockinette stitch, have it in mind when considering your ease, especially if substituting for less elastic yarns.

Yardage
S: 129 m (140 y)
M: 133 m (145 y)
L: 166 m (180 y)

One skein of each colour agenerally suffices, depending on size and which colour you use for the ribbing.

Yardage examples for the mittens pictured:

Brown-yellow size S mittens:
Ribbing: MC
MC: Orange/brown: Dent 373 (92 metres - 100 yards)
CC: Yellow: Leyburn 383 (37 metres - 40 yards)

Green-yellow size M mittens:
Ribbing: CC
MC: Hubberholme 370 (55 metres - 60 yards)
CC: Yellow: Leyburn 383 (78 metres - 85 yards)

Blue-black size L mittens:
Ribbing, bottom: CC, top: MC
MC: Pendle 377 (83 metres - 90 yards)
CC: Muker 367 (83 metres - 90 yards)