Portraiture Mitts by Elizabeth Sullivan
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Portraiture Mitts

Knitting
September 2017
Light Fingering ?
32 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in stranded colourwork pattern
US 2 - 2.75 mm
350 - 400 yards (320 - 366 m)
Women’s Small/Medium (Medium/Large)
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This pattern was designed specifically for our Elora mini-skein sets, but would also be an excellent stash-busting project. The fingerless mitts feature corrugated ribbing, Fair-Isle patterns and simple shaping for the thumb gore. Little variations to the Fair-Isle motifs keep the pattern fun to knit, and the small size of the project makes it a good introduction to stranded two-colour knitting.

Sizes
Women’s Small/Medium (Medium/Large)

Finished Measurements
Circumference: 7¼ (8¼)”
Length: 9”

Yarn
Fingering weight yarn: 70 (80) yds each of 5 colours.

Size Small/Medium shown in Sweet Paprika Elora (100% Norbouillet wool; set of five 25g/82 yd mini-skeins), 1 set Lantern Hill.

Needles
Size 2 (2.75mm) set of dpns

Notions
Small amount of waste yarn, yarn needle

Gauge
32 sts and 38 rnds = 4” in stranded colourwork pattern, after wet blocking.