A charming pair of mitts that add some flair to the classic striped mitten. Knit using two colours of worsted weight yarn, these mittens are a great easy-going project, and an ideal project for beginner colourwork knitters.
Approximately 90-120 yds/82-110m for Colour A and approximately 40-60 yds/ 37-55m for Colour B, worsted weight yarn. Shown in Cascade Yarns Cascade 220 (Worsted Weight, 100g Skein, 220yds/201m) col. 2420 “Lavender-Heather” (Colour A) and col. 8010 “Natural” (Colour B)
3.75mm/US 5 dpns or 32”/80cm circular needle for magic loop
4.0mm/US 6 dpns or 32”/80cm circular needle for magic loop
Or size required to obtain gauge.
circumference x height
youth 6.5”/16.5cm x 9.0”/22.9cm
small 7.25”/18.4cm x 9.5”/24.1cm
medium 8.0”/20.3cm x 10.5”/26.7cm
large 8.75”/22.2cm x 10.75”/27.3cm
22 sts and 30 rnds = 4”/10cm
In COTTAGE pattern with 4.0mm/US 6 needles, after blocking. Note that this mitten is intentionally knit at a tight gauge for warmth.
This pattern has been tech edited and test knit.