Samoom (Fingerless Mitts) by Ranée Mueller

Samoom (Fingerless Mitts)

Knitting
April 2019
Sport (12 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Stranded Chart B on larger needles, blocked
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
215 - 300 yards (197 - 274 m)
Child's Large/Women's Small (Women's Medium/Men's Small, Women's Large/Men's Medium)
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If you buy this pattern with one or more of the other Samoom patterns, Samoom or Samoom (Mittens), you will automatically receive 25% off of your purchase, and previous purchases will count toward the discount! This pattern can be purchased individually or as a part of the Trade Winds Collection: Color. It is one of eight patterns, and as each pattern is added, the price for the collection will increase toward the final price.

Can you imagine a wind so hot and dry that it is called poison? In this mitten pattern, offset cables mimic sand moved by the wind. The cuff has Arabic lettering for the word Samoom stranded as a Middle Eastern flavored variation on Fair Isle.

Yarn Required: approximately 155 (180, 210) yards / 145 (165, 195) meters sport weight yarn in Main Color (MC)

60 (75, 90) yards / 55 (70, 85) meters sport weight yarn in Contrast Color (CC)

Finished Measurements: approximately 7.5 (8, 9.25) inches / 18.5 (20, 23) cm finished circumference around hand

Skills Required: Casting on provisionally, knitting in the round, increasing and decreasing, cabling, chart reading, stranded knitting, picking up stitches, duplicate stitch.

Pattern instructions are written, but colorwork patterns are given in chart form only.