Sina by Button and Blue


August 2018
yarn held together
+ DK
= DK (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
756 yards (691 m)
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Sizes: 1 (2, 3)
Finished hand circumference: 19 (20.5, 21.5) cm / 7½ (8, 8½)”
Model wears size 2.

Yarn: Triskelion Yarn Scylfing DK (DK weight; 75% Bluefaced Leicester, 25% Gotland; 230 m / 252 yds per 100 g skein)

Yarn A: Thunor’s Brow; 1 skein
Yarn B: Prow Dancer; 1 skein
Yarn C: Ember’s End; 1 skein

One pair of mitts requires the following approximate quantities:
Yarn A: Thunor’s Brow; 15g
Yarn B: Prow Dancer; 35g (40g, 50g)
Yarn C: Ember’s End; 35g (40g, 50g)

Gauge: 18 sts & 24 rows = 10 cm / 4” over stocking stitch on 4.5 mm needles with yarns B and C held together after blocking.

Needles: 3.5 mm / US 4 knitting needles suitable for working small circumferences in the round
4.5 mm / US 7 knitting needles suitable for working small circumferences in the round
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge before blocking.

Notions: 4 stitch markers, stitch holder or scrap yarn, tapestry needle

Notes: The mittens are knit in the round from the bottom up with the thumb stitches held and picked up at the end. The cuff is worked in rib stitch before changing to stocking stitch for the hand. The hand is worked using one strand of yarn B and one strand of yarn C held double. This allows the moon motif in the centre of the palm to be worked in Fair Isle. When working the moon motif, hold yarn B or yarn C single as indicated in the chart with the unused yarn floating behind it. The pattern for the left and right mitten varies when working the thumb gusset and the moon motif, but the remainder of the pattern is alike for both hands.