Perenelle by Rebecca Blair


March 2012
38 stitches and 41 rows = 4 inches
in Hand pattern
US 1 - 2.25 mm
400 yards (366 m)
7.5" hand circumference measured above the thumb; adjustable length
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Lightweight mittens with bold geometric motifs in a checkerboard arrangement, to help you chase away the last of the winter chill. Choose a sticky wool or wool blend yarn that blooms slightly with washing for best results.

The sample pictured above was knitted in Sunday Knits Angelic 3 ply in Dijon (MC) and Sunday Knits Eden 3 ply in Night (CC).

Skills required to knit this pattern include: casting on; knitting and purling; working in the round; stranded colourwork with two colours; reading a colourwork chart; increasing with m1; decreasing with ssk, k2tog, and sk2p.