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Halifax, Nova Scotia

I'm Fiona Alice, a textile artist and knitwear designer from Nova Scotia, Canada. I am a Fine Art graduate from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University where I majored in Textiles and ...

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Darling Deer

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Darling Deer
Darling Deer
Darling Deer
Darling Deer
Darling Deer

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Stranded colourwork
  • Picking up stitches
  • Reading charts
  • French Knots
  • Knitting on DPNs

Pattern Description:

Another member of the Green Forest Gang is here to greet you! These Darling Deer are quiet and curious. They are perfect companions for pondering walks or soul-searching adventures. Be careful not to get lost in their big bashful eyes. Knitted in the round with 100% wool, these fingerless mitts are perfect for wearing during the spring and fall.


24 sts per 10 cm / 4" in pattern on 4.5mm (US 7)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Length: 20.5 cm / 8". Width: 8 cm / 3". Thumb: 3 cm / 1".


  • Cascade 220 & 220 Heathers (100% wool; 100 g = 200 m / 220 yds) One Skein of each colour, A: Olive 9448, B: Turtle 2452, C: Natural 8010, D: Alki, 2443, E: Ash 8013.
  • 3.5mm (US 4) & 4.5mm (US 7) DPNs or correct size to obtain gauge.

You Will Also Need:

  • 71 cm / 28" of black worsted weight yarn for embroidery
  • 2 Stitch markers
  • 2 Safety pins or stitch holder or scrap yarn
  • Darning needle

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Cascade 220

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