Tubman Cuff by Jimenez Joseph

Tubman Cuff

by Jimenez Joseph
Knitting
June 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
42 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Twisted ribbing
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
76 - 200 yards (69 - 183 m)
Wrist Circumference: Small: 6.25” (16 cm) / Medium: 7.5” (19 cm) / Large: 9” (23 cm).
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This pattern is an exclusive for ladydyeyarns Harriet Tubman mini club. It will be available for general release around June/July 2020.


Tubman Cuff is inspired by Harriet Tubman, a former slave who helped to free many slaves in the American south during the 1850s. This knitted cuff is designed to represent her struggle, her determination, 
her courage and her strength.

Construction Info
This cuff is knitted in the round using circular needles or DPNs if preferred. The twisted stitch ribbing gives the cuff a firm fit, while the cable pattern adorns the top section.



Yarn & Quantity
Fingering / 4ply weight Example: Superwash Fingering (Single Ply) by Lady Dye Yarns (100% Merino) 200 yds (185m), 50g. 
There is enough yarn here to make 2 to 3 cuffs.



Tools
3mm (US 3) 60cm (24”) circular needles or DPNs; cable needle; 1 or 2 stitch markers and a yarn needle for weaving in ends.



Sizing & Fitting
To fit wrist circumference: Small: 6.25” (16 cm) / Medium: 7.5” (19 cm) / Large: 9” (23 cm). The finished cuff length is 5.75” (14.5 cm). The cuff is designed to be worn with negative ease of about -0.5” to -0.75” (-1cm to -2 cm) around the wrist. A reasonably firm hold that is designed to prevent the cuff from sliding around the wrist. 



Knowledge of the following techniques is ideal (see below):


Long tail cast on method: https://youtu.be/sN9cNEozOLc

Understanding magic loop: http://youtu.be/1mqIqRdJc68
Cable knitting for beginners: https://youtu.be/Ttb_21O6xZ0
Twisted Rib: https://youtu.be/pE3PaOD8IaU