New For Sale Pattern: Grey Skies Handwarmers

We're delighted to announce the release of a new for sale pattern by Courtney called the Grey Skies Handwarmers knit out of Canopy Worsted in River Dolphin. We have had a beautifully warm fall (except for that fluke snowstorm there a few weeks back), but the early (dark!) mornings and late (and even darker!) evenings require an additional layer of warmth on our hands, heads and feet.

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Enter the Grey skies Handwarmers, perfect for all your morning dog walking, evening errands, and daytime leaf raking needs! Courtney designed these hand warmers to be a functional and beautiful accessory, and the smaller design is ideal for perfecting the multitude of techniques - cables and bobbles and embroidery, to name a few - that the design has to offer.

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The handwarmers begin with a twisted rib, knit on slightly smaller needles than we typically recommend, for a dense and firm ribbing. The top of the hand is worked in an intricate twisted cable and bobble pattern, while the palm and thumb gusset are knit in stockinette.

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Finished with a twisted rib and then embellished with embroidery, the end result is a durable, practical and warm accessory perfect for this time of year.

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Pattern Specs: • Yarn: Handwarmers: Canopy Worsted in River Dolphin, 2 skeins. Embroidery: Canopy Fingering in Chiclet Tree, Plum + Sarsparilla, appx 10 yds. each. • Size: To fit average adult woman’s hand. 7” circ. unstretched. • Needles: 1 set US 3 (3.25mm) dpns + 1 set Size US 4 (3.75mm) dpns. • Notions: stitch markers, tapestry needle. • Gauge: 21 sts and 32 rounds = 4” in st st.

For more info and to purchase the pattern, click here!