Scarab Mitts

-Annie Watts

-Sizes 7 (7 1/2)" circumference and 5 1/4 (6)" long; shown in size 7"

-Yarn Cephalopod Yarns Skinny Bugga! (80% superwash merino wool, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon; 424 yd [388 m]/113 g):

golden emperor moth (orange; MC), 1 skein

Marpesia marcella (magenta; CC), 1 skein

-Gauge 32 sts and 38 rnds = 4" in charted patt


Size 3 (3.25 mm): set of double-pointed needles (dpn)

Markers (m)

Stitch holder

Tapestry needle

From Annie: “The ornate jewelry of the Ancient Egyptians was the inspiration for this pair of mitts. This is my take on large gold cuffs seen on the gods and goddesses.”




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