Prairie Star Gloves by Outi Kater

Prairie Star Gloves

October 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in stranded colourwork on size 3mm needles
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
500 yards (457 m)
One Size: 20cm (8") circumference around palm; 26.5cm (10.5") total length
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The stitch pattern on these stranded colourwork gloves echoes the designs of traditional 19th century American patchwork quilts. There are two rounds of braiding at the cuffs, while the fingers are knitted in plain stocking stitch.’

Yardage equals 4 25g-balls total of Jamieson & Smith 2 Ply Jumper Weight (4ply weight; 100% Shetland wool; 115m/125yds), one ball each of four colors. Shown in colors:
---A: Shade FC39 (lighter blue)
---B: Shade 142 (darker blue)
---C: Shade FC44 (brown)
---D: Shade 2 (fawn)