Shetland Inspired by Carol Meldrum

Shetland Inspired

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November 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
to fit adult
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Discontinued. This digital pattern is no longer available online.

Work through the basics of stranded and lace knitting to create these Shetland inspired fingerless gloves

Starting with a rib then on to simple bands of Fair Isle worked from a graph, then topped off with a traditional feather and fan lace design and picot cast off edge.

The design is worked on 2 needles using a DK weight yarn but can easily be adapted to knit on the round.

You will need
1 x A sh 190 stone
1 x B sh 170 seafarer
1 x C sh 161 avocado
1 x D sh 152 watery
1 x E sh 150 rage

1 x pair of 3.25mm and 4mm needles

Sewing up needle

Tension: approx 24sts over 32 rows stocking stitch using 4mm needles

Finished size: approx 20cm wide across fair isle band and 18cm long

Please kindly note that this pattern is not for commercial use