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Peppernut Mitts

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Peppernut Mitts
Peppernut Mitts
Peppernut Mitts
Peppernut Mitts
Peppernut Mitts
Peppernut Mitts

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Casting on, knitting, purling, increases and decreases, yarn overs, binding off, reading charts

Pattern Description:

Peppernut Mitts are textured lace fingerless mitts that are worked flat, then seamedno dpns required. Knit in fingering or light fingering weight yarn, they're named after the spicy Christmas cookie called Peppernut or Pfeffernuesse.

The mitts are available as an individual pattern and as part of the Peppernut Set, which includes both the Peppernut Shawl and Mitts.

Sizes: Small (7 inches/18 cm long by 6.75 inches/17 cm wide before seaming, measured at garter stitch cuff) and Medium/Large (7.5 inches/19 cm long by 7.25 inches/18.5 cm wide before seaming, measured at garter stitch cuff)

Yardage: 150 yards/137 m fingering weight yarn. The sample shown in the photos was knit with Bare Naked Wools Stone Soup fingering 80% wool, 15% alpaca, 5% combination of tencel, bamboo, silk, and bison; 475yd/434m per 3.5oz/100g skein in the Pumice colorway.

Needles: US #2/2.75mm and US #3/3.25mm needles for the small size; US #3/3.25mm and US #4/3.50mm for the medium/large size

Pattern difficulty: Intermediate/confident beginner. Experience reading charts (or willingness to learn) and some experience with lace knitting are helpful.

Skills required: Casting on, knitting, purling, increases and decreases, yarn overs, binding off, reading charts. Stitch patterns are provided in charts.

Gauge: 25 sts/42 rows = 4"/10 cm in garter stitch on smaller needles after blocking (Small); 23 sts/40 rows = 4"/10 cm in garter stitch on smaller needles after blocking (Medium/Large)

Gauge:

Gauge depends on the size you make.

Small: 25 sts/42 rows = 4"/10 cm in garter stitch on smaller needles after blocking

Medium/Large: 23 sts/40 rows = 4"/10 cm in garter stitch on smaller needles after blocking

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Small (7 inches/18 cm long by 6.75 inches/17 cm wide before seaming, measured at garter stitch cuff)
  • Medium/Large (7.5 inches/19 cm long by 7.25 inches/18.5 cm wide before seaming, measured at garter stitch cuff)

Materials:

  • 150 yards/137 m fingering weight yarn.
  • US #2/2.75mm and US #3/3.25mm needles for the small size; US #3/3.25mm and US #4/3.50mm for the medium/large size

Suggested yarn:

150 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Stone Soup Fingering

Colorway:

Pumice


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