Pembroke Mittens by Heather Desserud
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Pembroke Mittens

Knitting
October 2012
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
10 stitches and 10 rows = 1 inch
in stranded stockinette
US 1 - 2.25 mm
one size
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Photography and test knit by Meredith Sexton (yarnpr0n). Modelled by Anne Blayney (AnnieBee).

From the pattern:

“What is become of him whose flowre here left
Is but the shadow of his likenesse gone.”
Mary Herbert, Countess of Pembroke

Mary Herbert, Countess of Pembroke, was a contemporary of Queen Elizabeth I, and widely regarded as one of the foremost literary women of the age. These mittens draw their inspiration from the Countess, and the beauty of her estate in Pembrokeshire.

Materials:
Set of 5 DPNs, size 2.25 mm
~ 150-200 yds of Main Colour (fingering weight)
~ 150-200 yds of Contrast Colour (fingering weight)
Tapestry needle.
2 scrap pieces of yarn.
Gauge: 10 sts and 10 rows = 1” across palm
Final measurements: 8” circumference (4” across palm)