Knotted Mittens

Mitten Knitting PatternThe Knotted Mittens by Lisa Jacobs are featured in Interweave Knits Holiday 2016 and can be purchased with the magazine or as an individual pattern.

Beautiful unbroken Celtic knots, reminiscent of ancient stonework, rise from the cuff to the fingertips of these heritage mittens. The Knotted Mittens are worked in the round from the cuff up and finished with Kitchener stitch to give your fingers a lot of wiggle room.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Finished Size 6¾ (7¼, 8¾)” hand circumference and 12 (12¾, 13½)” long from bottom of cuff to tip. Mittens shown measure 7¼”.

Yarn Dale Garn Heilo (100% Norwegian wool; 109 yd [100 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #4263 prune, 3 (3, 4) skeins. Yarn distributed by Mango Moon.

Needles Sizes 2 (2.75 mm): set of double-pointed needles (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); stitch holder; tapestry needle.

Gauge 29 sts and 40 rnds = 4″ in Rev st st; 34 (36, 40) sts of Hand chart at widest point = 3¼ (3½, 4)” wide.

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About sarahrothberg

Sarah Rothberg is the assistant editor for Interweave Knits. Graduating from the University of Missouri with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, she has a diverse background in knitting, photography, videography, drawing, sculpting, writing, and painting. She started learning textile arts with embroidery and crochet from her great-grandmother and grandmother and started knitting in college by making scarves for her friends. She now aspires to take on more complex projects and break out of her scarf-centric comfort zone.

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