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California Poppies Fingerless Mitts

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Skill Level

Intermediate

Skills Needed

  • Lace
  • Seamless
  • Stranded
  • Worked In The Round

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Pattern Details

March and April are my favorites months for our California native plant garden. Everything’s in bloom: the various Ceanothus, the Verbena, and especially the poppies, Eschscholzia californica. In years in which we’ve gotten a lot of rain our yard is blanketed in orange blooms. Finished Measurements Fits up to 8in / 20.5cm palm circumference Actual palm circumference above thumb: 7½in / 19cm Yarn Jamieson’s Shetland Spindrift, 100% Shetland Wool, 115 yds / 105 m, .9 oz/25 g skein: MC: color #120 Eesit/White: 1 skein CC1: color #261 Paprika: 1 skein CC2: color #329 Laurel: 1 skein CC3: color #336 Conifer: 1 skein CC4: color #182 Buttercup: 1 skein CC5: color #462 Ginger: 1 skein Needles US4 / 3.5mm (for cast on only) US1½ / 2.5mm, or size to obtain gauge Gauge 32 sts & 46 rounds = 4in / 10cm in stranded St st on US1½ needles Notions (3) stitch markers, one unique for beginning of round; yarn needle; waste yarn or stitch holder for thumb stitches Skills Simple lace, stranded knitting, braids, knitting in the round, duplicate stitch

Recommended with this pattern

  • Jamieson’s Shetland Spindrift
  • 3 stitch markers
  • Needles US4 and US 1.5

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Sunset Cat Designs by Stephannie Tallent
Sunset Cat Designs by Stephannie Tallent
Stephannie is the author of <i>The Wild West Collection</i>, <i>California Revival Knits</i> and <i>Hitch: Patterns Inspired by the Films of Alfred Hitchcock</i>. She also teaches Aran Lace Knitting in the Aran Lace DVD & Aran Lace Online Class from Interweave Knits. She talks about Aran Lace in an episode in the upcoming season of Knitting Daily. Her favorite type of knitting is colorwork...and cables...and lace...and twisted stitches. Yep, no favorite! She's inspired by nature, architecture, and pop culture (she's a self-avowed movie geek). Find her at www.sunsetcat.com or as StephCat on Ravelry.