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Sun Moon and Dolphins

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Sun Moon and Dolphins
Sun Moon and Dolphins
Sun Moon and Dolphins
Sun Moon and Dolphins
Sun Moon and Dolphins

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit and purl in the round
  • stranded colorwork
  • increase and decrease

Pattern Description:

Dolphins race playfully beneath the brilliant solstice sun and moon.

This pattern is for intermediate knitters and assumes that you have some familiarity with stranded colorwork and can knit, purl, decrease and increase in the round. The chart is color coded.

Any fingering weight yarn in 3 contrasting colors.
Animal fiber is preferable for easy blocking.
I used Cascade 220 fingering in colorways Silver (80yds, 74m), In the Navy (145yds, 133m), and Goldenrod (50yds, 46m).

Finished mitten measures 10cm (4 inches) wide and 25.5cm (10 inches) long.


8.5 sts and 10 rows/inch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 10cm (4 inches) wide and 25.5cm (10 inches) long.
  • women's medium


  • US 1 (2.25mm) dps or circular needles
  • 3 colors of fingering weight yarn. details in description

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Suggested yarn:

300 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Cascade 220 fingering


goldenrod, silver, in the navy.
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I am an indie designer living on the beautiful East coast of Canada.
Colorwork mittens are my passion.

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