Manica £3.75


These chic Manica gloves feature a buttoned cuff, flower buds and twisted stitches.

The cuff is knitted in the round and turned inside out to flatter pretty handpainted yarns. Stitches are picked up and the twisted stitch pattern runs up the arms to the hand.

These long stylish gloves will keep your hands warm whilst practicing wand waves in the palace gardens. 

Manica is a pattern from Beautiful Knits for Beautiful Sticks book.


To fit palm circumference S (M, L):

18.5 (22, 24) cm / 7.25 (8.75, 9.5) in

Designed to be worn with 0 cm/in ease, measured around the palm of the hand without the thumb


Worsted weight yarn shown in:

MC (Hand): madeline tosh merino DK: 100% merino, 205 m (225 yds) in 100g, colour way Mica: 165 (225, 280) m / 180 (245, 305) yds

CC (Cuff): Handmaiden Fine Yarn Maiden Hair: 67% silk, 23% mohair, 10% nylon, 300 m (328 yds) in 100g, colour way Winter Sleep: 50 (60, 70) m / 55 (65, 75) yds

Needles & Notions:

3.5mm (US 4) DPNs

3 stitch markers

6 buttons - 1.5 cm (0.7 in)

Waste yarn to hold sts

Tapestry needle


22 sts x 29 rows in 10 cm x 10 cm (4 in x 4 in) measured over St st in MC

Skills required:

Knit and purl stitches

Casting on and off

Increases and decreases

Knitting in the round

Following cable chart or written instructions

Pattern information:

Originally published September 2016.

Current version: Manica_v1.0.pdf

PDF file size: 1.9MB

Blog post with more information can be found here

Technical Editor: Gwen Wagner-Adair

Model: Suzi T and Helen Ryan

Photography: Joelle Trousdale


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