Spate by Jane Richmond


October 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch on smaller needles
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
161 - 280 yards (147 - 256 m)
XS–S (M–L)
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Spate is part of the book JOURNEY, a collaboration of hand knits from designers Jane Richmond and Shannon Cook inspired by the journey of self-discovery, independence and the path back to yourself.


The texture on these mitts creates an intriguing all-over raindrop pattern that is deceivingly simple to knit and requires no cable needle. Spate features a fold-able cuff that can be worn flipped over your fingers to keep them warm on those blustery days. These are sure to become your staple mitts.

1 skein Sincere Sheep Bannock
(100% Targhee wool, 256m/280yds per 113g/4oz skein),
shown in Cumulus worsted
Sample used 147m/161yds

4.5mm/US7 dpns or long circular needle
5mm/US8 dpns or long circular needle

Removable marker
Yarn needle

18 sts and 26 rows = 4in/10cm in St st on smaller

21 sts and 28 rnds = 4in/10cm in pattern stitch on
smaller needles (in the rnd and blocked)

Finished Measurements
Approx 11.75in/30cm long and 6.75 (7.5)in/15 (16.5)cm hand circumference (unstretched).