Celtic duke by Maria Leigh

Celtic duke

Knitting
February 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
21.5 stitches and 34 rows = 2 inches
in st sts
US 4/0 - 1.25 mm
US 000 - 1.5 mm
US 00 - 1.75 mm
US 0 - 2.0 mm
US 1 - 2.25 mm
400 - 500 yards (366 - 457 m)
7 (7.5, 8, 8.5, 9)" / 17.5 (19, 20.5, 21.5, 23)cm
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Celtic duke is Sanquhar gloves in duke pattern with Celtic cross.
Got inspiring from the last name of Cross Family and heritage.

NOTES:

  • The Duke pattern is from one of the traditional Sanquhar gloves. The basic Sanquhar glove pattern was created almost a century ago. The design is improved to include a Celtic Cross on the back of the hand and avoids a gap(hole) in the adjoining fingers.
  • Gauge is important if you want to get fitted size for your hand. please be patient to check correct gauge.
  • Conductive thread is for touch screens of your tablet or mobile device. It’s optional.

FINISHED SIZE:
7 (7.5, 8, 8.5, 9)” / 17.5 (19, 20.5, 21.5, 23) cm.
Shown size is 7.5”/ 19cm hand all around.

YARN:
50g/±400yds of each colour of Lace weight or 100g/±420yds of each colour of Fingering weight.
Sample yarn is Knit Picks Stroll Tonal Sock Yarn (75% Fine Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon;100g/ 472yds) MC Pansy 45g/212yds, CC Bare 35g/165yds.
Suggest lace weight yarn for smaller size from 7 – 8”/17.5 – 20.5cm and fingering weight yarn for larger size from 8 – 9”/ 20.5 – 23cm. It’s personal taste to choose yarn weight. But, it’s not easy to handle ticker yarn with size 0000 - 00 needles.

NEEDLE:
Size 0000 (000, 00, 0, 1)/1.25 (1.5, 1.75, 2.0, 2.25) mm.

GAUGE:
25 (23, 21.5, 20.5, 19) sts in 2”/5cm.