Fleurette Mitts by Sarah Solomon
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Fleurette Mitts

Knitting
December 2014
Lace ?
14 stitches and 24 rows = 2 inches
in stockinette stitch in the round
US 2 - 2.75 mm
120 yards (110 m)
One size: to fit hand 7-8" hand circumference
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CONSTRUCTION
Mitts are worked in the round and are mirrored for left and right hand. Cuff is worked in k2, p2 rib and upper hand is worked in stockinette stitch with a centered cable and eyelet motif. Stitches are increased for a thumb gusset.

YARN
Approximately 120 yards of fingering weight yarn
1 skein Quince & Co. Piper (50% superfine Texas merino, 50% super kid Texas mohair; 305 yds/50g)
Sample shown in Abilene (Color 602)

GAUGE
20 sts and 24 rnds = 2” in k2, p2 rib in the round
14 sts and 24 rnds = 2” in stockinette stitch in the round
17 st Cable and Eyelet motif = 1 ¾”, relaxed after blocking

NEEDLES
One set of double-pointed needles (DPNs) in size needed to obtain stockinette stitch gauge
Suggested size: US 2 (2.75 mm)
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge

TOOLS
Stitch markers, blunt tapestry needle, waste yarn for holding thumb stitches

FINISHED DIMENSIONS (after blocking)
Hand circumference: 7” to fit 7–8” hand circumference
Thumb = 2 ¾” long from bottom of thumb gusset to bind off. Try the mitt on before you bind off to adjust length as needed.