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Blomekrans - flower mittens *test knit*
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December 7 2013
Project info
Blomekrans - flower mittens *test knit*
Blomekrans (mittens) by Tori Seierstad
Knitting
torirot
Medium
Needles & yarn
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
BC Garn Semilla Fino
Red-orange
Isager Strik Highland Wool
White
Isager Strik Tvinni (Wool 2)
Red
Notes

Test knit for torirot. Very inspiring! And a celebration of colors - 11 different for one mitten! Next time I think I will try torirot’s tip: “Spit splicing” instead of weaving in all ends afterwards …

TECHNIQUES:
Top-down. Judy’s magic cast on
Cuff: corrugated ribbing (2X2)
Sewn bind-off

YARN USED (… I didn´t have the suggested yarn in the house, and decided to search my stash):

MC: Isager Highland, “Ivory” (creamy white)

For the flower:
CC1: Isager Højlandsgarn, “Maize” (yellow)
CC2: Tvinni Tweed, “21s” (rusty red)
CC3: Tvinni Tweed, “32s” (dark red)
CC4: Tvinni, “32” (xmas-red, not tweed)
CC5: Semilla fino, “ox116” (rusty/orange-red)*

For the leaves:
CC6: Jamieson’s Spindrift, No ? (dark green)
CC7: Spindrift, No ? (middle green)
CC8: Isager Highland Wool, “Turquise”
CC9: Tvinni Tweed, “56s” (grass green)
CC10: Spindrift, No ? (light/greyish green)

TENSION/MEASUREMENTS:
My tension would probably be more correct with 2,5 mm needles. But the mittens fit me, just a bit too long from cuff to top. Maybe I will give them for Christmas to a friend, the piano player …

And: The next time I think I will have the thumb opening about 4 rounds higher (= closer to the fingers) to fit me even better.

Length from cuff to top: 20 cm (pattern says 17 cm)
Circumference: 20,5 cm (pattern says 22 cm)


update, 8th of Dec:
I am not sure if I would recommend the color CC5: Semilla fino, “ox116” (rusty/orange-red) for a more-colored project like this: The color seems to bleed :-)

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  • Project created: November 28, 2013
  • Finished: December 7, 2013
  • Updated: September 27, 2016
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