As an Admiral butterfly lights upon the trickling waterfall in a garden fountain, Milady Admiral fingerless gloves elegantly portray the scene. Soft as a butterfly’s fluttering wings, Milady Admiral graces hands with loving stitches. Admiral butterflies sparkle upon your wrist while the added sheen of glass beads is certain to brighten any day. Drop stitches invite all butterflies to take flight. This gentle touch of the butterfly’s wings warms your heart. With Admiral’s kisses, enjoy these stitches.
The tech edited and test knit pattern is fully written with a schematic, beading chart, and how-to video.
S (M, L)
6”/ 15cm (7”/ 18cm, 8”/ 20.5cm) wrist circumference by 8.5”/ 21.5cm long
62 (66, 70)yds/ 57 (60, 64)m of fingering weight eco yarn for both fingerless gloves or 14 (15, 16)g/ 0.5-0.6oz by weight
Shown in leftovers from The Unique Sheep Green Sheep Cotton Bamboo Fingering gradient sets, 51% organic cotton/ 49% bamboo
Individual Skein Info: 220yds/ 201m per 50g/ 1.76oz
Drop version shown in 3 colors of one 6 skein gradient set color “Mirror of Reason”
No drop version shown in 2 colors of one 6 skein gradient set color “Mirror of Reason”
Beaded outline version shown in 4 colors of one 6 skein gradient set color “Carolina Sky”
Shown in leftovers from Fearless Feet Fiber Co. CoBam fingering weight
Skein info: hand dyed 51% organic cotton, 49% rayon from bamboo; 990yds/ 905m per 225g/ 7.9oz; Drop with beads version in “Stormy Skies”
Shown in leftovers from Vegan Yarn Bellatrix Fingering
Skein info: hand dyed 100% bamboo; 448 yds/ 410m per 100g/ 3.5oz
Beaded version in “Aurelia Aurita”
US 3/ 3.25mm circular needles or DPNs
5 Stitch markers
Optional: 160 glass beads size 6/0 & beading crochet hook
24 sts and 34 rnds over 4”/ 10cm in Stockinette stitch. Note: exact gauge is not critical to this design. Gauge variations may impact final size and yardage requirements.
Color It: perfect for mini skein sample sets as well as stash busting.
Drop It: not a fan of drop stitches? These are completely optional.
Bead n’ Color It: is there anything harder than remembering what color beads are 1, 2, and 3? The beading butterfly chart utilizes outlines so you can color in the chart with colors matching your beads!
Watch It: for a video tutorial, check out Stitch in Focus - kfyof on the Knit Eco Chic blog.
Matthew 25:31-40; John 15:9-13