Leidenfrost by Melissa Kemmerer


December 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
235 - 295 yards (215 - 270 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL)
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“Keep your face always towards the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.”
-Walt Whitman

This pattern can be found in issue two of Nomadic Knits, which is available to purchase in print through our website, select local yarn shops, or as a digital download through Ravelry (click the e-book link above).

These fingerless mitts are knit seamlessly in the round from forearm to
palm with a simple lovely lace accent. Thumb gussets make for a comfortable and classy fit. Llady Llama’s sock twins are a perfect
choice for creating matching gradients, and the Lichen colorway gives it a perfectly rustic, chic feel.

Sizes: Women’s XS (S, M, L, XL); finished circumference: 8 (8.5, 9.25, 9.75, 10.25)”/ 20 (21.5, 23, 24.5, 25.5)cm at top of forearm, just below the elbow.

Needles: US 2.5/3.0mm DPNs or 9”/23cm circular.

Gauge: 28 sts and 40 rnds = 4”/10cm over Stockinette st.

Yarn: fingering weight: 235 (250, 255, 280, 295) yards/ 216 (229, 233, 256, 269) meters

Sample knit in: Llady Llama Fiber Co. Lleap Gradient Sock Twins (80% superwash Merino, 20% Nylon; 200 yds/ 183 meters per 50g) in colorway Lichen.

Notions: stitch markers, tapestry needle to weave in ends.

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