Miss Rachel's Gauntlets by Kate Davies
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Miss Rachel's Gauntlets

Knitting
March 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
in colourwork stockinette in the round
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
720 yards (658 m)
one size, adjustable
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Inspired by a beautiful Kashmir shawl at Gawthorpe Hall, these gauntlets, with matching, accompanying yoke sweater celebrate the life and work of Rachel Kay Shuttleworth, who founded a wonderful textile collection for future generations to enjoy.

ebook includes patterns for both yoke and gauntlets, together with an essay exploring the history of the shawl which inspired these designs.

20% of sales of each pattern go directly to Gawthorpe Textile Collection.

Yarn
Buachaille (100% Scottish Wool; 110m / 120yds per 50g skein)
1 skein of each of the following shades: Haar, Macallum, Furze, Squall, Islay, Hedder.

Sizing
To fit hand circumferences: 18-22cm / 7-8¾in
Gauntlet circumference at arm: 21cm / 8¼in
Gauntlet circumference at hand: 18.5cm / 7¼in
Length: 26.5cm / 10½in

Needles and notions
Gauge-size and below-gauge-size needles of your preferred type for working small circumferences
Small quantity of waste yarn for thumb.
Stitch markers.
Tapestry needle.

Photography by Tom Barr
Tech editing by Jen Arnall-Culliford