Can you imagine a wind so hot and dry that it is called poison? In this mitten pattern, offset cables mimic sand moved by the wind. The cuff has Arabic lettering for the word Samoom stranded as a Middle Eastern flavored variation on Fair Isle.
Yarn Required: approximately 155 (180, 210) yards / 145 (165, 195) meters sport weight yarn in Main Color (MC)
60 (75, 90) yards / 55 (70, 85) meters sport weight yarn in Contrast Color (CC)
Finished Measurements: approximately 7.5 (8, 9.25) inches / 18.5 (20, 23) cm finished circumference around hand
Skills Required: Casting on provisionally, knitting in the round, increasing and decreasing, cabling, chart reading, stranded knitting, picking up stitches, duplicate stitch.
Pattern instructions are written, but colorwork patterns are given in chart form only.