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Glenveagh Mitts

Jun 16, 2014
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Hope Vickman

-Sizes 7 1/4 (8 1/4, 9 1/4)" hand circumference and 6 (6 1/4, 6 3/4)" long; shown in size 7 1/4"

-Yarn Rowan Fine Tweed (100% wool; 98 yd [90 m]/25 g):

• #383 leyburn, 2 (3, 3) skeins

Yarn distributed by Westminster Fibers

-Gauge 39 sts and 28 rows = 4" in Herring­bone st on larger needles

-Tools

• Size 6 (4 mm) needles

• Size 1 1/2 (2.5 mm): set of double-pointed needles (dpn)

• Stitch holders

• Tapestry needle

• Four 5⁄16" buttons

• Sewing needle and matching thread

Herringbone stitch worked in a superfine tweed yarn creates sturdy, yet soft, fingerless mitts. Two small buttons at the wrist add a classic touch.

 


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