Product description

The New York City subway system has long been an inspiring place for designers and artists, featuring a wide variety of public arts projects throughout the city. These geometric mittens were inspired by underground ironwork at 34th Street and 8th Avenue. With a traditional construction and a warm, dense fabric, they’re sure to keep your hands nice and warm this winter!

Designer: SpillyJane

Collection: Wool People 2

 

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34th & 8th

Geometric Colorwork Mittens

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  • Product description

    The New York City subway system has long been an inspiring place for designers and artists, featuring a wide variety of public arts projects throughout the city. These geometric mittens were inspired by underground ironwork at 34th Street and 8th Avenue. With a traditional construction and a warm, dense fabric, they’re sure to keep your hands nice and warm this winter!

    Designer: SpillyJane

    Collection: Wool People 2

     

  • Pattern materials

    YARN

    • 1 skein BC and 1 skein DC of Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% American Targhee-Columbia Wool; 275 yards/50 grams)
    • Photographed in colors Snowbound (BC) & Old World (DC)



    YARDAGE

    • Fingering weight wool yarn in the following approximate amounts:
    • 165 yards Background Color (BC) 70 yards Dominant Color (DC)


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

  • Pattern specs

    GAUGE

    • 36 stitches & 36 rounds = 4″ in stranded colorwork pattern with Size A needle; measurements taken from relaxed fabric after blocking


    NEEDLES

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


    FINISHED DIMENSIONS

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


    SIZES

    • Average Adult Female


  • Pattern Updates

    Current Pattern: v1.2

    6 December 2018: On spec page and chart legend, color dominance swapped.

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