Rosemaling Mitts by dottie angel

Rosemaling Mitts

September 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Reverse Stocking Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
4.0 mm (G)
0 - 230 yards (0 - 210 m)
1 (2, 3) Finished circumference: 17 (19, 21)cm / 63⁄4 (71⁄2, 81⁄4)in circumference Finished length: 19 (19, 20.5)cm / 71⁄2 (71⁄2, 8)in
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’Rosemaling Mitts’ have been designed by Tif Fussell (Dottie Angel) for Loop London’s 10th anniversary book ‘10’.
Available early September, pre-order your copy through Loop, London ( or your local LYS.
In the States the book is distributed through Deep South Fibers, while stock lasts, after that and for the rest of the world, through Loop, London.

‘Loop’s 10’ has 12 patterns celebrating 10 fabulous years of Loop,London. All patterns are written and charted. Each printed book comes with a download code.

An ideal beginners project for those who know a little knitting, a little crochet and now fancy dabbling in a little embroidery! These easy mitts are edged with simple crochet, and provide a blank canvas for what Tiff calls a ‘woolly tattoo’. Adorn your plain knits with a special motif and find a home for precious scraps. Use our template provided or experiment with your own arrangement of petals and tendrils.

Note: ‘Turbillion’ is a beautiful bespoke color for Loop,London. This pattern will of course look beautiful in many color combinations.


1 (2, 3)

Finished circumference: 17 (19, 21)cm / 63⁄4 (71⁄2, 81⁄4)in
Finished length: 19 (19, 20.5)cm / 71⁄2 (71⁄2, 8)in


MITT: The Uncommon Thread Lush Worsted (worsted weight; 80% superwash merino wool, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon; 212m / 231yds per 100g skein)
Shade: Turbillion x 1 skein

For the Woolly Tattoo: Pigeonroof Studios Mini Skein Set
(4ply/fingering weight; 100% superwash merino wool; 37m /
40yds per mini skein – 222m / 240yds per set)
Shade: Pistachio x 1 set

Plus other odds and ends of 4ply/Fingering weight yarn from stash


4.5mm (UK 7/US 7) knitting needles
4mm (UK 8/US G/6) crochet hook
Tapestry needle for seaming
Sharp tapestry needle for embroidery


18 sts and 28 rows to 10cm (4in) over reverse stocking stitch on 4.5mm needles after blocking.

Take time to check your tension and adjust the needle size as necessary to ensure an accurate finish.


The mitts are worked flat and finished with a crocheted picot edging, before seaming and blocking with the embroidery added afterwards.

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