Stinky Pink by Valerie Woodworth
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Stinky Pink

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Knitting
October 2011
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
9 stitches and 10 rows = 1 inch
in stranded, lightly blocked
US 0 - 2.0 mm
256 - 340 yards (234 - 311 m)
medium
Out of print. This pattern was available for $5.00.

Stinky Pink contains detailed directions for Braided Cast On, Twined Herringbone Edging, and Raised Increases. The pattern is for a unique right-hand and a left-hand mitten with skunk and floral motifs. Written directions & charts for colorwork.

Small/Medium = 64 stitches per round & 93 rows, cuff to tip.
Medium/Large = 68 stitches per round & 94 rows, cuff to tip.

Yarn requirements:
Small/Medium
126 - 155 yards MC main color, natural
80 - 100 yards CC1 first coordinating color, black
50 - 60 yards CC2 second coordinating color, pink

Medium/Large
135 - 170 yards MC main color, natural
80 - 105 yards CC1 first coordinating color, black
50 - 65 yards CC2 second coordinating color, pink

August 2012 updates include:

  1. Added Cephalopod Skinny Bugga as one of the recommended yarns.

  2. Added left and right hand charts for a 68 stitch medium/large to the original 64 stitch small/medium. Updated pattern directions accordingly.

  3. Revised the thumb gusset chart to produce an increase on all gusset rows.

  4. Corrected an error in the right hand row reference for the Thumb Gusset directions.

  5. Added charts to facilitate the knitting of coordinating Stinky Socks (thanks to Bertandfelix for the nudge). This is in NO way a sock pattern. But, if you have a favorite vanilla sock pattern you could easily use it & the charts to create Stinky Socks. There are four border charts each with an 8 stitch repeat. There are four leg charts, two using 64 stitches & two using 72 stitches.