Flora by Wenche Roald

Flora

Knitting
October 2021
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in Mønsterstrikk (Stranded knitting)
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
259 yards (237 m)
Women's small (medioum) large
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Mål
Votteblad, omkrets (over tommelhullet): ca. 19,5 (21) 22,5 cm
Votteblad, lengde (etter vrangborden): ca. 18 (19) 20,5 cm
Vrangbord, lengde: ca. 6 (7) 8 cm
Tommel, lengde: ca. 6 (6,5) 7 cm

Garnforslag
Dame liten:
Hillesvåg Huldra kamgarn (425 m/100 g)
Rauma Lamullgarn (250 m/50 g)

Dame middels:
Hillesvåg Ask ullgarn (315 m/100 g), Hillesvåg Sølje pelsullgarn (350 m/100 g)
2-tråds Sjølingstadgarn (350 m/50 g)
Rauma Finullgarn (175 m/50 g).

Dame stor:
Hillesvåg Ask ullgarn (315 m/100 g)

Garnmengde: Ca. 142 meter i farge 1 (bunnfarge) og ca. 95 meter i farge 2

Strikkefasthet: 32 m x 36 omg (30 m x 34 omg) 28 m x 32 omg = 10 x 10 cm i tofarget mønsterstrikk

Veiledende pinner: Strømpep nr. 2,5 (2,5) 3 og eventuelt en ¼ eller ½ størrelse mindre pinner til vrangborden.



Measurements
Circumference (above thumb opening): 7¾ (8¼) 8¾ in || 19.5 (21) 22.5 cm
Length from top of cuff to top: 7 (7½ ) 8 in || 18 (19) 20.5 cm
Cuff length: 2¼ (2¾) 3¼ in || 6 (7) 8 cm
Thumb length: 2¼ (2½) 2¾ in || 6 (6.5) 7 cm

Yarn suggestions
Note that size is determined by gauge, achieved by using different yarn weights. Use two colors with good contrast between them. It works equally well with a light main color and dark contrasting color, and vice versa. The pair of mitten pictured here is a women‘s size large, and yarn used is Hillesvåg Ask.

Woman small:
Light fingering weight yarn such as
Hillesvåg Huldra kamgarn; 465 yd (425 m) / 100 g
Rauma Lamullgarn; 273 yd (250 m) / 50 g

Woman medium:
Fingering weight yarn such as
Hillesvåg Sølje; 383 yd (350 m) / 100 g
2-ply Sjølingstadgarn; 383 yd (350 m) / 100 g
Rauma Finullgarn; 191 yd (175 m) / 50 g

Woman large:
Sport weight yarn such as Hillesvåg Ask; 344 yd (315 m) / 100g

Yarn amount needed: C1 (color 1), approx. 155 yd (142 m), and C2 (color 2), approx. 103 yd (95 m)

Gauge: 32 sts x 36 rnds (30 sts x 34 rnds) 28 sts x 32 rnds with needle size US 1½ (1½) 2½ || EU 2,5 (2,5) 3 mm = 4 by 4 in (10 x 10 cm) in stranded knitting

Needles: US 1½ (1½) 2½ || EU 2,5 (2,5) 3 mm
If you prefer you can use a size or two, smaller sized needles for the cuff.

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