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Let It Be Spring

from Elizabeth Elliott
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Let It Be Spring
Let It Be Spring mitten front
Let It Be Spring mitten back
Let It Be Spring small size
Let It Be Spring large size
Let It Be Spring info page

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • stranded colourwork, increase, decrease, knit in the round, cables
  • embroidery: back stitch

Pattern Description:

Estonian-style mittens with a peasant thumb, worked in the round. Stranded colourwork has increases, decreases, and 2-colour cables to give a Renaissance look and velvety texture. Pattern includes instructions for working 2-stitch cables without a cable needle. Colourwork is charted only. Pattern is written for working in the round with 2 circular needles.

Gauge:

Small: 36 sts = 4"/10cm (Large: 34 sts = 4"/10cm) in body pattern, blocked

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Small: 7.3"/18.5cm circumference
  • Large: 8"/20.5cm circumference

Materials:

  • Small: (2) US2/2.75mm circular needles, 24"/60cm or longer
  • Large: (2) US3/3.25mm circular needles, 24"/60cm or longer
  • Small: Malabrigo Sock light fingering weight yarn; 220 yds/202m each colour
  • Large: Malabrigo Arroyo sport weight yarn; 265 yds/242m MC, 171 yds/156m CC

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 stitch marker
  • tapestry/yarn needle for embroidery and weaving in ends
  • cable needle (optional)
  • scrap yarn to hold thumb stitches

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Malabrigo Sock/Malabrigo Arroyo

Colorway:

Lettuce & Solis/Natural & Aguas


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Birmingham, AL, United States
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Elizabeth comes from a long line of fibre-obsessed women. She has recently taken up spinning, which fascinates her husband and confuses her cat.

A transplant from the wilds of Canada's west coast, ...

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