34th & 8th
34th & 8th
34th & 8th
34th & 8th

34th & 8th

GEOMETRIC COLORWORK MITTENS


by SpillyJane

MATERIALS

Approximately 165 yards of Background Color (“BC”) and 70 yards of Dominant Color (“DC”) fingering-weight wool yarn

2 skeins (one in each color) of Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% American Targhee-Columbia Wool; 275 yards/50g)
Photographed in Snowbound (BC) & Old World (DC)

Note: Yarn amounts listed are enough for two pairs of mittens, if colors are reversed for second pair.

GAUGE

36 stitches & 36 rounds = 4" in stranded colorwork pattern; measurements taken from relaxed fabric after blocking

NEEDLES

One set of 5 DPNs (or long circular, if using Magic Loop Method) in size needed to obtain gauge listed above
Suggested size: US 1 (2¼ mm)

SIZE

Average Adult Female

FINISHED DIMENSIONS

8" hand circumference, 9½" length (from cuff to fingertip); measurements taken from relaxed sample after blocking

SKILL LEVEL

2 of 5

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