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Seljuk mittens


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Seljuk mittens have a central star motif, a charted cuff bounded by two Latvian braids and a peasant thumb. The design on the front of the mitten is inspired by early Turkish textiles. The pattern has charts for two sizes, photos and written instructions. It includes instructions for the Latvian braid and a two color cast on. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Two-color cast-on, knitting in the round, increasing/decreasing, stranded knitting with two colors, reading a chart, Latvian Braid, Kitchener stitch. GAUGE 9 stitches and 9 rounds = 1 inch 2.5 cm in stranded work 36 stitches and 36 rounds= 4 inches (10cm) SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Women's Medium (Large) Fits palm circumference 8 (9) inches 20 (22.9) cm Length (cuff included) - 10 (11) inches 25.5 (27.9) cm SUGGESTED YARN 275 yards of Fingering weight

Recommended with this pattern

  • Yarn/Materials: Fingering weight yarn in 3 colors: Color A approx. 146 yards/34 grams (152 yards/38 grams) Color B approx. 124 yards/31 grams (132 yards/32 grams) Color C approx. 4.5 yards/1 grams (10 yards/2.5 grams)
  • Needles US #2 2.75 mm DPN (set of 5)
  • Scrap yarn - approx. 1 8" [46 cm] 1 or 2 row markers

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