Acanthium Mittens by Katie Green

Acanthium Mittens

February 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
34 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch in Stranded Colourwork
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
276 - 459 yards (252 - 420 m)
one size
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The Acanthium Mittens are inspired by the lovely Woolly Thistle online yarn store, just in time for the #twtmittenkal2019

A limited number of kits are available from The Woolly Thistle for knitting this pattern.

This pattern is designed for knitters with experience working stranded colourwork and trapping long floats.

The Acanthium Mittens are worked in the round from the cuff up, with corrugated rib and a charted colourwork design. The pattern is written in one size.

Palm Circumference: 19.5cm/ 7.75 inches
Cuff Length: 5.5cm/ 2.25 inches
Hand Length: 19cm/ 7.5 inches
Total Length: 24.5cm/ 9.5 inches

Designed to be worn with 0-2.5cm/ 0-1 inches positive ease around the widest part of hand

34 sts and 40 rounds in 10cm/ 4 inches, measured over Stocking Stitch in colourwork pattern

Gauge-size DPNs or long circular needles – suggested size 2.5mm

Jamiesons of Shetland Spindrift, 4-ply (100% Shetland wool)
105m/ 115yds per 25g ball
MC: Lichen (1130), 2 balls
CC1: Dusk (165), 1 ball
CC2: Fern (249), 1 ball

Stitch markers
Length of smooth waste yarn (eg. cotton) or stitch holder
Darning needle