Flower Moon Mitts by Vanessa Ewing

Flower Moon Mitts

Knitting
April 2024
Light Fingering ?
32 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch in colorwork on larger needle
US 0 - 2.0 mm
US 1 - 2.25 mm
162 yards (148 m)
women's medium with instructions on how to size up / down
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Many cultures refer to May’s full moon as the flower moon thanks to the abundant blooming that occurs as spring gets going properly. These flower moon mitts are stylish and fun to make with a rosette and crescent moon on one side, and a fun repeating pattern on the reverse

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Kits for the yarn are still available if you’d like to have the exact colors

Sizes
Women’s Medium
Finished Circumference: 7 ½” (19 cm)
Length: 9” (23 cm)

Materials:
(10% Buffer has been added to all yardages)
Fingering Weight Yarn in 2 Colors;
Color A: 60 yards / 55 meters
Color B: 102 yards / 94 meters

We used Cape May Fiber Sock
(463 yards / 100 Gram, 75% Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon).
Colors:
Color A: Sea Witch (soft, luminescent green and blue)
Color B: Sea Witch, please! (dark, moody greens with a hint of monarch and aqua)

Tools

  • US Size 0 (2 mm) and 1 (2.25 mm) 24” / 60 cm to work in Magic Loop technique or, if you prefer, use double pointed needles
  • stitch marker
  • tapestry needle
  • waste yarn
  • scissors

Gauge
32 sts, 38 rows= 4” / 10 cm in Fair Isle colorwork knit in the round and blocked. To save time, take the time to check gauge.