Argiope Mitts by Settlers Grove Designs

Argiope Mitts

by Settlers Grove Designs
Knitting
September 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
120 - 132 yards (110 - 121 m)
adult M & L
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The Argiope aurantia spider makes a stabilimentum, or distinctive X-shape in its web. There is debate over whether this X helps camouflage the spider, attract prey, or warn birds that a web is present. This spider’s interesting web was the inspiration for these mitts.

The mitts are about 7” in circumference for size M and 8” in circumference for size L. The main body of the mitt with the design is 4” high. The cables can easily be worked without a cable needle.

The designer knit these with 40g Cascade 220 sport in 9568 twilight blue and 14g HiKoo by Skacel Simplicity in 030 fijian waters for size L.

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