Calochortus by Kyla Shea Overbay

Calochortus

Knitting
November 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
9 stitches = 1 inch
in Stranded Colorwork
US 0 - 2.0 mm
250 - 275 yards (229 - 251 m)
S, M/L
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Calochortus tolmiei is a beautiful native wildflower to the Pacific Northwest, often called a star lily or a cat ear. Delicate and delightfully strange, they are one of my favorite plants- so much so that I wanted to design a pair of mitts based off of them! And then I figured a pair of mittens too wouldn’t hurt.

This pattern includes instructions and separate charts for both fingerless mitts and full mittens. There are two sizes that are differentiated by gauge- the small has a gauge of 10 st/inch, while the medium/large has a gauge of 9 st/inch.

The stranded colorwork on the front of the mitts/mittens is not very intuitive, and requires long floats that you must catch. Make sure to keep a careful eye on the chart! The back of the mitts/mittens have a lovely little blossom pattern that make for more restful stranded knitting.