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Forest Flower Mitts

Fingerless mitts accented with roositud inlay motifs.

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Nancy Bush uses roositud, an Estonian inlay technique traditionally used on stockings and gloves, to give these modern fingerless mitts a pop of color. The technique resembles embroidery, but is added on top of the fabric during knitting.
Finished Size: 8" (20.5 cm) hand circumference and 6." (16.5 cm) from cuff to top edge; to fit a women’s medium to large.
Yarn: Fingering weight (Super Fine #1). Shown here: Elemental Affects Natural Shetland Fingering
Yarn Weight: #1 - Super Fine
Needles: U.S. size 0 (2 mm) and U.S. size 1 (2.5 mm): set of 5 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Markers (m); waste yarn for stitch holders; tapestry needle.
Gauge: 13 sts and 20 rnds = 2" (5 cm) in St st worked in rounds on larger needles, after blocking.
Originally Published: ColorKnits Fall 2011

SKU: EP6123

Author/Speaker/Editor: Nancy Bush

Format: eProject

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