Faded Quilts Mitts by Danielle Jorge

Faded Quilts Mitts

Knitting
March 2022
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
36 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
340 - 380 yards (311 - 347 m)
S (M, L) the sizes are measured on hand circumference across the knuckles
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Whilst colours have faded with each sunny day, memories evoked are with us to stay.
Each square a laugh, or story, or cry,
Pulled right across us as we curl up or lie -
And recall all the moments that have led us to here,
The people and places, the hopes and the fears.
And as these flood through us - a rich glow within, leads us to realise that the warmth the quilt brings - comes not just from fabric - layered and sewn,
But from each woven memory that whispers - ‘you’re home.’

The Faded Quilt mitts begin at the wrist with a 2x2 rib and moves into a cosy textured patchwork of simple but eye catching stitches . The pattern contains three sizes, small, medium, and large and is knit with a comfortable gusseted thumb and a folded top which can be unfolded for extra finger warmth. There’s enough detail in the pattern to keep the knitting interesting, but nothing that should be too tricky for a new knitter to master. This timeless design would look beautiful in almost any yarn, how about a luxurious blend for the softest of mitts? A tonal or lightly speckled yarn will really show off the textured blocks.

Pattern Information

Sizes

S (M, L) the sizes are measured on hand circumference across the knuckles

Finished Measurements

Mitt circumference 5.5”/ 14 cm (6.5”/ 16 cm, 7”/ 18 cm)
To fit hand circumference of 6”/ 15cm (7”/ 18cm, 7.5”/ 19cm) - These mitts are designed to have approximately .5”/ 1.5cm of negative ease
Overall mitt length from cuff to cuff (folded) (adjustable) 8”/ 20cm
Cuff length (adjustable) 3.5”/ 9cm

Gauge

36 sts and 48 rows per 4 inches/10 centimetres in stocking stitch worked in the round

Yarn

You will need approximately 40g (60g,80g) of fingering weight yarn I used The Wool Barn Cashmere Sock 4ply in the Pecan colourway

Needles

A set of 2.25mm needles for knitting a small circumference in the round or size needed to obtain gauge.

Notions

Stitch markers - different coloured ones may help
Darning needle to sew in your ends
Spare yarn to place stitches on hold