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Longbourn Mitts

Knit these pretty lace gloves with I-cord details, inspired by Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.

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These long lace mitts were inspired by the ivy that graces the outer walls of Longbourn, the Bennet family home in Pride and Prejudice. The mitts are worked in the round and feature a panel through which I-cords are laced to echo the vertical lace design. The I-cords can be omitted or thin satin ribbon can be substituted for the I-cords. The mitts are designed to be worn with 1–1½" of negative ease.

SKU: EP7435

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Finished Size: Small (Medium, Large): 5¼ (6¼, 7¼)" circumference and 11¼ (12¼, 13¼)" long. Mitts shown in Small size.

Yarn: Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend (70% Merino, 30% silk; 150 yd [137 m] /1¾ oz [50 g]): #3055 olive, 2 skeins. Distributed by Fairmount Fibers.

Needles: Size 5 (3.75 mm): doublepointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Markers (m); waste yarn; tapestry needle

Gauge: 23 sts and 34 rnds = 4" in lace patt.

Origianlly Published: Jane Austen Knits Fall 2012

SKU: EP7435

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