Juliet's Embroidery Mitts by Deb Hoss

Juliet's Embroidery Mitts

Knitting
February 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
23.2 stitches and 34.8 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
190 yards (174 m)
7 1/2" - 8 1/2" hand circumference
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This mitt pair is decorated with a richly textured 6 stitch x 4 row lace repeat on its upper side from cuff to fingers, and stockinette on its reverse allowing the tapering of nicely-long cuffs to be easily managed. Mitts are worked in the round and trimmed on each end with 4x2 ribbing.  

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Hand circumference: 7½-8½“ (19-21.5 cm)
Hand length: 4¾” (12 cm)
Sleeve length: 6½“ (16.5 cm)

MATERIALS
Yarn
Shown in Venezia Sport by Cascade Yarns (70% merino wool/30% mulberry silk; 307.5 yds (281.25 m) per 3.5 oz (100 g) skein);
color – grey #173; 1 skein, or for comparable yarn, approximately 190 yards (175 m).

Needles
• 1 set double-pointed needles (dpns) US 4 (3.5mm) or size to obtain gauge)
• 1 set dpns US 3 (3.25mm) – one size smaller than above for trim

Notions
• Stitch markers
• Stitch holders (safety pins)
• Tapestry needle

GAUGE
23.2 sts and 34.8 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in stockinette stitch on larger needles
27.6 sts and 34.8 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in embroidery lace on larger needles (expanded measure when worn)

TECHNIQUES REQUIRED
Knit, purl, Long-tail cast on, Backwards Loop cast on, circular knitting, ssk, k2tog, yo, k1-r/b.

5 page pdf includes pattern instructions, photographs, a lace chart and lace row/round counter to keep you on track during at-the-same-time instructions, and definitions for relevant abbreviations.