Juliet's Ivy Mitts by Deb Hoss

Juliet's Ivy Mitts

Knitting
February 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
180 yards (165 m)
7 1/2" - 8 1/2" hand circumference
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This mitt pair is decorated with a leafy 7 stitch x 10 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 1x1 ribbing.  

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Hand circumference: 7½-8½“ (19-21.5 cm)
Hand length: 4¾” (12 cm)
Sleeve length: 7” (17.75 cm)

MATERIALS
Yarn
Shown in Chickadee wool by Quince & Co. (100% wool; 181 yds (166 m) per 50g skein); color – parsley #129; 1 skein, or for comparable yarn, approx 180 yds (165 m).

Needles
• 1 set double-pointed needles (dpns) US 5 (3.75mm) or size to obtain gauge
• 1 set dpns US 4 (3.5mm) – one size smaller than above for trim

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

GAUGE
24 sts and 32 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in stockinette stitch on larger needles
24 sts and 32 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in ivy 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.