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Dancing Dolphins Mittens colorwork knitting pattern

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    • The pattern includes charts for each size, with two design options for the medium size. There is a matching hat pattern to complete the ensemble.
    • includes both US imperial and metric measurements
    • includes written instructions and a colorwork chart for each size

    Pattern paper format: only US letter

    Description

    Perfect for the person loves the sea and the graceful dolphin. Dancing dolphin mittens pattern comes in three sizes: small, medium and large. Inspired by images of dolphins in Polynesian art, this mitten pattern incorporates negative ease for a snug warm fit that lets you carry the dolphin’s delightful playfulness into a cold winter day.

    The pattern features a different dolphin motif for each hand, a design of water spray for the thumb and an abstract wave pattern for the palm motif.

    Sizes Women’s small—fits palm circumference 7 inches (17.7 cm) Length including ribbing 9-10 inches (23-25.5cm) Women’s Medium - fits palm circumference 8 inches (20.3 cm) Length including ribbing 10-11 inches (25.5-27.9cm) Women’s Large—fits palm circumference 9 inches (22.8 cm) Length including ribbing 12 inches (30.4cm)

    Gauge 9 stitches = 1 inch 9/8 rows = 1 inch 36 stitches X 36 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) in stranded work

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    Materials you need at home:

    • Yarn/Materials: Fingering weight yarn—2 colors—1 skein each
    • Needles US#1 (2.25mm) & US#2 (2.75mm) DPN (set of 5) (Ribbing is worked on smaller needles.) Adjust needle size as necessary to obtain proper gauge.
    • Notions: stitch markers and tapestry needle