Springbreeze by EllanBellan Knits

Springbreeze

Knitting
April 2019
Humlalyckan Mohair
Humlalyckan Alpacka
both are used in this pattern
yarn held together
Fingering
+ Lace
= Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches = 4 inches
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
290 yards (265 m)
One size
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I live with my family in the southern part of Sweden. Our house is located out in the countryside which gives me a great opportunity to experience the colors and scents of all the seasons. The nature has been an inspiration to me for a very long time and now I have created the idea to make knitted works based on our four seasons.

The inspiration for these fingerless mittens Springbreeze came to me during the early weeks of spring while the sun warmed throughout the day but the mornings were still cold and frosty. Something that always have fascinated me are the first flowers of the spring, which despite of the coldness crawls out from the soil. The Springbreeze is knitted in alpaca yarn to get the soft and cuddly touch to the hand during the biting cold in the morning and has colors in yellow and orange to resemble the first light of the sun.**

Yarn
Color A: 54 m/59 yds Humlalyckan Alpacka 160 m/174 yds per 50 g. Fingering weight and shown in orange.
Color B: 70 m/76 yds Humlalyckan Alpacka 160 m/174 yds per 50g. Fingering weight and shown in yellow.
Color C: 53 m/57 yds Humlalyckan Alpacka160 m/174 yds per 50g. Fingering weight and shown in grey.
Color D: 84 m/91 yds Humlalyckan Mohair Silk 400 m/437 yds per 50 g. Lace weight and shown in yellow mohair.
The thread of mohair (color D) is combinated with color A or color B in the pattern.

Size
Width: 19 cm
Height: 18 cm

Gauge
22 sts/10 cm in stockinette with 4,0 mm/US 6 needle.
25 sts/10 cm in two color Irish moss stitch with 4,5 mm/ US 7 needle.

Matching cowl to these mittens:
https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/spring-27