Orphic by Caitlin ffrench


September 2013
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
9 stitches and 15 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 19 - 15.0 mm
160 - 180 yards (146 - 165 m)
One Size
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Or·phic (ôrfk)

  1. Greek Mythology Of or ascribed to Orpheus: the Orphic poems; Orphic mysteries.
  2. Of, relating to, or characteristic of the dogmas, mysteries, and philosophical principles set forth in the poems ascribed to Orpheus.
  3. Capable of casting a charm or spell; entrancing.
  4. often orphic Mystic or occult.

With two balls of Malabrigo Rasta,
you can make these mittens AND these fingerless gloves.
I actually had enough left over
to make a hat for a friend’s new baby!
I am terribly in love with this yarn,
and I am happy to have these mittens for the
coming cold winter months.

Yarn: Malabrigo Rasta (862 Piedras) 150g/90 yds each- 2 balls

Needles: 15mm DPN’s (or size to get gauge)

Gauge: 9 sts and 15 rows in stockinette

Finished size: Mittens are 14” long, and the glovelets are 5.5” long

Notions: Small stitch holder, Darning needle.

Thank you Sylvia for the photos, and to Nicola for modeling with Caitlin.