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Novel Knits
Ann Kingstone's Ravelry Store
June 2010
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 11 rows = 1 inch in stocking stitch on 2.5mm needles
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
437 - 459 yards (400 - 420 m)
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The Northanger pattern is also available in ‘Novel Knits’, a book celebrating British Literature in Stitches.

For gothic romance!

The gloves feature a lace frill, a beaded sleeve, and twisted stitch ribbing. They are knitted bottom up starting at the finger cuff with an Italian cast-on. The lace frill is knitted flat, formed into a tube with a kitchener graft, then decreased at the top to narrow the tube before knitting it into the glove at the point where the hand meets the sleeve.

For two-colour gloves as shown you will require 100g (420 matres/460 yards) of the main colour in a fingering weight yarn, and 35g (165 yards/150 metres) of the contrast colour in a fingering weight yarn. You will also need 144 size 6/0 seed beads.

The pattern includes links to online tutorials for all the advanced techniques involved (Italian cast-on, beaded knitting, centered double increase, etc…)

Many thanks to test knitters Selana, kikkitull, SpiritHorse, and nephele for their excellent work in assisting me to prepare this pattern for publication.

The pattern is offered with license for personal, non-commercial use only. If you wish to use the pattern to produce items to sell you are welcome to contact me for permission to do so.