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Metropolis Mitts

Knitting
August 2012
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
33 stitches and 50 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
250 - 410 yards (229 - 375 m)
8 1/2" long; will stretch to fit 6-8 1/2" wrists
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One of my favorite movies of the 1920s is the silent film Metropolis, directed by Fritz Lang. A feast of Art Deco imagery set in a futuristic dystopia of warring classes, it is one of the most imaginative and inspiring movies of the era. The strong, clear lines of its design and cinematography and the unworldly beauty of the automaton at the center of the story were the inspiration for these mitts.

Gauge: 33 sts and 50 rows = 4” in stockinette, unstretched
29 sts and 56 rows = 4” in stockinette, stretched
49 sts and 46 rows = 4” in cable pattern, unstretched
36 sts and 50 rows = 4” in cable pattern, stretched

Pattern is both written and charted.