Persephone by Emily Foden


October 2018
Viola Romney 4ply
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
367 yards (336 m)
1 (2, 3)
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Sizes: 1 (2, 3)

Finished Palm Circumference: 19 (21, 23) cm / 7½ (8¼, 9)” around palm - to be worn with 1-2 cm / ¼ - ¾” positive ease
Model wears size 1.

Yarn: Viola Romney 4ply (4 ply / fingering weight; 100% Romney Merino Wool; 336 m / 368 yds per 100 g skein)

Shade: Natural Grey; 1 skein

Gauge: 32 sts & 48 rounds = 10 cm / 4” over St st in the round on 2.75 mm needles, after blocking

Needles: 2.75 mm / US 2 knitting needles suitable for working small circumferences in the round
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.

Notions: 6 stitch markers, cable needle, tapestry needle

Notes: Persephone Mittens are knit from the cuff up with a gusset thumb. A dainty lace pattern outlines the back of the hand, and a subtle column of seed stitch runs up the palm to the top of the thumb. The folded picot Cuff is secured as the mitten is worked by knitting a live st together with a picked up st from cast on edge.