Willow Creek Mitts by Stephannie Tallent
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Willow Creek Mitts

Knitting
October 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in stranded stitch pattern
US 0 - 2.0 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
200 - 220 yards (183 - 201 m)
One size
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The Willow Creek mitts are named after one of the new AVAs (American Viticultural Area) in the Paso Robles area, the Willow Creek District. It includes the rolling hills west of Highway 101; some of our favorite wineries such as Cypher and Turley have tasting rooms in this area. The most common varietals grown include Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Viognier, and Grenache.

One Size

Finished Measurements
Palm circumference: 8” / 20.5 cm

Yarn
Elemental Affects Natural Shetland Fingering (118 yds / 108m per 1 oz / 28g), in the following colors:
Fawn (MC): 2 skeins
Ciel (CC): 1 skein

Needles
US 1.5 (2.5 mm) needles, or size to obtain gauge
US 0 (2.0 mm) needles for garter stitch, or size smaller than needle to obtain gauge

Gauge
32 sts and 34 rounds = 4” / 10 cm in stranded stitch patterns
28.5 sts = 4” / 10 cm in garter stitch

Notions
yarn needle, waste yarn, minimum 3 stitch markers

Skills
cabling, stranding, reading charts, maintaining stitch patterns