Oakensheild Gauntlets by Lola Johnson
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Oakensheild Gauntlets

Knitting
February 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stranded stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
142 - 164 yards (130 - 150 m)
One size - flexible
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The Oakensheild Gauntlets were designed for the first YarniTea club of 2017. Drawing inspiration from Thorin Oakensheild’s character in The Hobbit movie trilogy, with patterning of his armour and the gauntlets he wears.

Yarn:
Third Vault Yarns Echo Dk

Colours used from start to end.

  • Thorin’s Mantle
  • Thorin’s Bane

Gauge: 25 sts x 26 rows over 4” 10 cm stranded stockinette

Needles & Hooks: US 5 (3.75 mm) and US 6 (4mm) 40’’circular needles or
US 5 (3.75mm) and US 6 (4mm) DPN’s

small errata: cast on 45 sts

Notions:
3 stitch markers