Wool from the Sheep of Shelburne Farms, VT (undyed)
worsted weight, two-ply
hand wash, dry flat
280 yds / 113 g @ $14 per skein
pattern: Vancouver Fog, by Jen Balfour, free pattern available here.
needles: size 7 nickle plated circs (knit using magic loop) and size 6 straight needles for cast on
gauge: 10.5 st x 14 rows over 2'' in stockinette
yarn used: 0.66 skeins, apprx 185 yards
finished size: 11.75'' long, about 6'' in circumference (measured laying flat)
duration: October 22-31, 2013
- Cast on using size six straight needles using this tubular cast on method.
- Worked one extra cable repeat before starting on thumb gusset for a longer glove.
- Only worked four rows of ribbing instead of eight before binding off for hand and thumb.
- Cast off using Jeny's Surprisingly Stretchy Cast Off (in the future, I probably won't use this cast off because it ended up looking a bit messy).