Peaceable Mitts by Erica Heusser

Peaceable Mitts

Knitting
May 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
34 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
US 1 - 2.25 mm
250 - 280 yards (229 - 256 m)
Women's size medium
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A tribute to strength, wisdom and gentleness, these fingerless mitts feature two detailed elephants accompanied by a decorative border and crisp ribbing. The wide figurative panel on the back of each mitt wraps around to meet a narrower patterned panel along the palm side of the mitt. This pattern is recommended for knitters who have experience with stranded colorwork, reading from charts, and knitting in the round. The sample shown was created with Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light (Antique Lace, Geyser Pool and Penumbra colorways).

Materials
• Approximately 150 yards of main color (background) in fingering/sock weight yarn
• Approximately 80 yards of contrast color (elephant) in fingering/sock weight yarn
• Approximately 30 yards of accent color (border) in fingering/sock weight yarn
• US size 1 (2.25mm) DPNs or circular needle for Magic Loop method OR size required to get gauge
• Darning needle and waste yarn
• Optional stitch marker

Size and finished measurements:
Women’s size medium, approximately 8.5 inches (21.59cm) long and 7.5 inches (19.05cm) in circumference after blocking.

Gauge:
34 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches (10.16cm) in stranded pattern, knit in the round, and blocked.

This pattern has been tech edited by Katharine A. Seaman (MalcolmMaid@gmail.com).