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Intermediate
Knitting
Accessory
Women, Men
Mittens
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Lucy Neatby on craftsy.com
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

A former navigation officer for British cargo ships, Lucy Neatby now finds herself submerged in the fabulous world of fiber. Whether designing, writing or instructing, she strives to bring out the ...

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Paradoxical Mittens

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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • basic knowledge of stranded knitting
  • 2 colour knitting

Pattern Description:

Inspired by a traditional African woven pattern and turned into an ultra warm mitten fabric in Nova Scotia! These striking mittens may have either a traditional ribbed or a double thickness internal cuff.

This project is also available as a kit from my website.

Gauge:

9.5 stitches per inch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Adult medium. This size may be adjusted up or down by means of needle size

Materials:

  • size 2.25 mm dpns
  • size 2 mm dpns for ribbing
  • 50 grams light coloured fingering weight yarn
  • 50 grams dark or contrasting fingering weight yarn
  • (optional) 50 grams for the cuff contrast

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch marker or running yarn marker

Suggested yarn:

350 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Cat's Pajamas by Lucy Neatby

Colorway:

50 grams black and 50 grams white


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