Ecclefechan Mitts

Ecclefechan Mitts  - Knitting Pattern - Kate Davies - 1

Kate Davies' pattern Ecclefechan offer a contemporary interpretation of the graphic and striking two-colour gloves traditionally knitted in Dentdale and the Scottish Borders.

Ecclesfechan is a small Border's town, well-known as the birthplace of historian and satirist Thomas Carlyle and famed for its tasty tarts, for which a recipe is included in this knitting pattern.

Size: to fit small to medium women's hand with 7 - 7.5" circumference
Yarn: 4 ply wool; Jamieson & Smith Shetland Heritage (25g/110m)
Yardage: approximately 140 yards of black & 100 yards of white 
Knitting Needles: 2mm & 2.25mm double-point needles or circular needles
Special Techniques: Colourwork, knitting in the round
Designer: Kate Davies
Pattern Format: printed knitting pattern


The sample shown was knitted in Jamieson & Smith Shetland Heritage in shades coll black & fluggy white

Alternatively try knitting in Jamieson & Smith 2ply Jumper Weight.

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