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vcatherall on craftsy.com
Salt Lake City, UT

I live and work in Salt Lake City yet I am woefully ignorant about the Great Salt Lake. I am attempting to learn more about the lake that has recently inspired me…and to knit that inspiration. I hope ...

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Salt and Basalt Gloves

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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit in the round
  • make 1

Pattern Description:

The Great Salt Lake is surrounded by basalt. This black igneous rock is in stark contrast to the white salt fields created by the receding lake. Sharp geometric rock rises above the salt bed creating a study in contrasts. And creating the inspiration for these randomly geometric gloves made from wool and cotton/silver. They are knit with SilverSpun yarn on the tips of the fingers making a conductive fabric that can be used on any touch screens. Perfect for those outings to the Great Salt Lake with your camera phone.


13 sts/2" in stockinette stitch


  • size 2 double pointed needles

You Will Also Need:

  • markers
  • waste yarn
  • darning needle

Suggested yarn:

220 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

220 Superwash by Cascade Yarns and SilverSpun by LanaMundi Yarns


Charcoal and SilverSpun

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