Manica by Sarah Alderson


September 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
225 - 380 yards (206 - 347 m)
S, M, L
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These chic Manica gloves feature a buttoned cuff, flower buds and twisted stitches.
The cuff is knitted in the round and turned inside out to flatter pretty handpainted yarns. Stitches are picked up and the twisted stitch pattern runs up the arms to the hand.

These long stylish gloves will keep your hands warm whilst practicing wand waves in the palace gardens.

Manica is a pattern from Beautiful Knits for Beautiful Sticks book. They match the Camaura hat.

To fit palm circumference S (M, L):
18.5 (22, 24) cm / 7.25 (8.75, 9.5) in
Designed to be worn with 0 cm/in ease, measured around the palm of the hand without the thumb

Worsted weight yarn shown in:
MC (Hand): madeline tosh merino DK: 100% merino, 205 m (225 yds) in 100g, colour way Mica: 165 (225, 280) m / 180 (245, 305) yds
CC (Cuff): Handmaiden Fine Yarn Maiden Hair: 67% silk, 23% mohair, 10% nylon, 300 m (328 yds) in 100g, colour way Winter Sleep: 50 (60, 70) m / 55 (65, 75) yds

Needles & Notions:
3.5mm (US 4) DPNs
3 stitch markers
6 buttons - 1.5 cm (0.7 in)
Waste yarn to hold sts
Tapestry needle

22 sts x 29 rows in 10 cm x 10 cm (4 in x 4 in) measured over St st in MC

Skills required:
Knit and purl stitches
Casting on and off
Increases and decreases
Knitting in the round
Following cable chart or written instructions

Pattern information:
Originally published September 2016.
Current version: Manica_v1.0.pdf
PDF file size: 720kb
Blog post with more information can be found here
Technical Editor: Gwen Wagner-Adair
Model: Suzi T and Helen Ryan
Photography: Joelle Trousdale