Minuscule by Karie Westermann


November 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in blocked colourwork
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
800 - 1000 yards (732 - 914 m)
S/M and L/XL to fit 18.5 and 20 cm / 7.25" and 8" hand circumference
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The Minuscule fingerless mitts are worked in the round using stranded colourwork techniques. The fingerless mitts have an integrated thumb and are worked in Blacker Yarns Swan 4ply, a delightfully plump yarn from the fleeces of small sheep flocks.

The pattern is fully charted and written out. It includes a schematic and tips on how to modify fit.

Minuscule takes its visual cues from hand-decorated early printed books. I chose motifs and colours found throughout late 15th century books.

Suitable for intermediate knitters.

Yarn requirements:
1 ball in Pale Maiden (col A)
0.5 ball each in Sky Grey (col B), Hawkweed (col C), Tussac (col D) and Mountain Berry (col E)