Taraxacum Mitts by Abigail Ryan

Taraxacum Mitts

Knitting
April 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
210 yards (192 m)
One size: 6.5-6.75"(~16.6-17 cm) palm circumference
This pattern is available for free.

Originally published in Knotions Winter/Spring 2016 issue.

Taraxacum is the scientific name for dandelion, and that’s what this unique stitch reminds me of. The mitts will keep your hands warm while leaving your fingers free to move, and they are easy and quick to knit.

Materials:
Yarn is: Malabrigo Rios (100% superwash merino; 210 yards 192 meters/100 grams): 57 English Rose, 1 ball.
Needles: Size US 5 (3.75 mm): double-pointed needles, 40” circular (for magic loop), or choice of needles for small circumference knitting.
Size US 6 (4 mm): double-pointed needles, 40” circular (for magic loop), or choice of needles for small circumference knitting.
Notions: Two stitch markers, scissors, yarn needle
Gauge: 20 sts and 33 rows = 4” 10 cm in St st after washing and drying.
Measurements: 6.5 – 6.75’’ (~16.6 - 17 cm) unstretched, 8.0’’ (~21.5 cm) stretched

Many thanks to Jody from Knotions magazine for publishing my design!

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