November 7, 2013
When I found out that Rose Hiver was going to be the designer for the I Make Mittens October Mystery Mitten, I knew I would make them! I still need to make Water for Elephant Socks!
Started with this beautiful bfl/silk fiber from FatCatKnits in Deep Sea colorway
Spun into regular 3 ply fingering weight yarn
then combined it with Knit Picks Palette for some pretty colorwork mittens
Pattern: Quaternity by Rose Hiver
Yarn:47 grams handspun FatCatKnits BFL/Silk in Deep Sea and 35 grams Knit Picks Palette in Hare Heather
Needles: US 1 (2.25 mm) 40" circular
Size: Adult - 8 3/4" circumference; 11 1/2" cuff to tip - 76 stitches around
Mods: Shortened the tip of both the mitten and the thumb to fit my hand, but otherwise followed pattern exactly as written - and it was a VERY well written pattern!
Never easy to be the photographer and model!
Viewing the back of the hand stitch pattern - Depending on how you look at it - there are stars or 4 petaled flowers. Also different patterns if you keep looking - kind of like a quilt. I also really like the braids - sets the cuffs off beautifully.
viewing the palm stitch pattern
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