Double Rainbow by Andrea Rangel

Double Rainbow

by Andrea Rangel
Knitting
August 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in cable pattern with yarn held double
US 6 - 4.0 mm
405 yards (370 m)
Hand Circumference: 6.5 (7) in/16.5 (18) cm
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Everything comes in two’s in Double Rainbow! With Gauge Dye Works self-striping yarn you can make two pairs of mitts — one for you, one for your bestie. And you’ll hold two strands of yarn together to create gorgeous blended cable rainbows. Since the yarn is held double, the mitts are a super quick and satisfying knit. This pattern was a special collaboration with Gauge Dye Works — the yarn and pattern were designed for each other!

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Finished Measurements
Hand Circumference: 6.5 (7) in/16.5 (18) cm
Length Cuff-to-cuff: 6 (6.5) in/15 (16.5) cm

Shown in size 7 with .5 in/1 cm of negative ease. Choose size about .5 in/1 cm smaller than your hand circumference around your palm (not including your thumb).

Yarn
Gauge Dye Works MCN Fingering
(70% superwash Merino wool, 20% cashmere, 10% nylon; 405 yd/370 m per 115g skein)
Color: Double Rainbow; 1 skein

If substituting yarn, you’ll need 405 yd/370 m fingering weight yarn

Blocked Gauge
Gauge measurement should be taken after blocking.

20 sts/36 rows = 4 in/10 cm in St st
Cable Panel measures 2 in/5 cm across

Needles & Notions
Needle Sizes are recommendations only. Always use needle size necessary to obtain gauge.

Suggested Size US 6/4 mm needles
Use set DPN’s, long circular needle for magic loop, or two circular needles — whichever is your preferred small-circumference knitting method.

stitch markers
cable needle
a spare set DPN’s or long circular needle in same or slightly smaller size as project needle for tubular bind-off
tapestry needle
DK weight waste yarn

Skills
tubular cast-on and bind-off (instructions in pattern), working cables with charted or written instructions (both included in pattern), increasing