Sunday, September 20, 2009

NHM #7

I finally finished the NHM #7 mittens from SELBUVOTTER: Biography of a Knitting Tradition!

Main color: KnitPicks Palette Black, Contrast color: Bare peruvian highland wool (fingering weight) from KnitPicks which I hand dyed with these mittens in mind. I knit the mittens using size 1 (2.50mm) dpn needles.

With the last set of gloves, I weighed the yarn before and after I finished my project. The goal is to try to keep track of the weight in each project, so I can easily determine if I have enough remaining to start a new set. However, palette is cheap enough that buying an extra ball is not really a hardship, you just need space in the knitting cupboard.

Gloves (after finishing and cutting loose ends): 51.8 g
Preknit Multi wool: 106.9 g, remaining: 85.3 g
Black remaining: 48.3 g

I used all of the black wool (28.4) remaining from my last Selbuvotter gloves, and started a new ball to finish the tip and the thumb of the last glove. Assuming that the ball was exactly 50 g to start, my calculations suggest that I used 51.7 g wool to make my mittens. My weight estimates are way more accurate than I could have imagined!

I thought the pattern on the inside of the gloves was cool, too! Not that I'd go to the trouble of making these gloves just to get that inside pattern...


  1. Acest set este 100% bumbac și confortabil de purtat,
    Fiecare set este ambalat individual.

    Setul conține:
    1 tricou cu mânecă scurtă,
    1 alunecare,
    1 pereche de sosete si

    Dimensiune: XXL
    Preț: 1,60 euro / set
    Ambalare: 60 seturi / cutie Set de lenjerie de corp din bumbac fără prosop

  2. Netkaný SMS ochranný obal s elastickými kotníky, obličejem, manžetami a pasem pro přizpůsobení velikosti. Samolepicí klopa pro lepší uzavření vpředu.
    Typ 5 a 6 s plnou shodou s klasifikací podle EN 14325
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    Materiál: SMS 100% polypropylen 50 g / m2
    Dostupné barvy: bílá
    Velikost: XL-XXL
    Balení: 50 kusů / pouzdro
    Cena: € 02,00 /Kus Jednorázová kombinéza kategorie III typ 5/6 bílá