Nouveau by Glenna C.
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Nouveau

Knitting
DK (11 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in reverse stockinette
US 3 - 3.25 mm
250 yards (229 m)
one size fits hands 7-8.5 ins around
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Inspired by the crisp, architectural motifs of Art Deco, as well as the organic, fluid lines of Art Nouveau, these delicate gloves offer a fitted, stylish selection for your basket of cool-weather accessories or knitted gifts.

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Using just one skein of Tanis Fiber Arts DK (or 250 yds of DK-weight yarn), this project will challenge you with sculptural, twisted cables on a small but practical canvas. This pattern is fully charted, and is worked in the round using either Magic Loop or Double-Pointed Needles.

MATERIALS
β€’ Tanis Fiber Arts β€˜Yellow Line’ DK, 1 skein (238 m/260 yds per 115g/4 oz. skein); Sample shown in β€˜Sand’ colourway
β€’ 3.25mm needles (DPNs or long circular for Magic Loop)
β€’ 3.0 mm needles (DPNs or long circular for Magic Loop)
β€’ Small cable needle (unless using β€œcabling without a cable needle” method)
β€’ Stitch markers as needed
β€’ Stitch holder or waste yarn
β€’ Tapestry needle

SIZING
β€’ One size fits most women’s hands; Comfortably fits hand circumference 7-8.5 ins around. (Length of fingers and thumb is worked according to individual preference.)
β€’ (For smaller hands, 6-6.75 ins in circumference, use a needle one size smaller for all steps.)

GAUGE
β€’ 26 sts/38 rows over 4 ins, with 3.25mm needles (OR needle size required to obtain pattern gauge), over reverse stockinette stitch
β€’ (For best results, work swatch in the round in reverse stockinette, then measure gauge against the β€˜knit’ side of fabric)

SKILLS
To execute this pattern, knitters will be required to:
β€’ Work in the round
β€’ Work ktbl and purl sts
β€’ Work cable twists
β€’ Work increases and decreases (purlwise)
β€’ Pick up sts (for working fingers)
β€’ Work from a charted pattern