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Baker Street Mittens

Nov 11, 2010
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Men's and women's colorwork mittens worked in an allover stranded colorwork houndstooth pattern. An attractive Latvian braid forms the cuff.

Designer Lauren Osborne
Finished Size 8¼ (9)" circumference and 10½ (10¾)" long; to fit women’s (men’s) medium. Salmon mittens shown in smaller size and green mittens shown in larger size.
Yarn Bergere de France Berlaine (100% wool; 98 yd [90 m]/50 g): Smaller size: #219.981 latex (white; MC) and #216.421 vinaigre (salmon; CC), 2 skeins each. Larger size: #219.981 latex (white; MC) and #220.431 serpolet (green; CC), 2 skeins each.
Needles Smaller size—size 3 (3.25 mm): 32" circular (cir) or set of 4 or 5 double-pointed (dpn). Larger size—size 4 (3.5 mm): 32" cir or set of 4 or 5 dpn. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); stitch holder; tapestry needle.
Gauge Smaller size: 26 sts and 29 rnds = 4" in colorwork patt. Larger size: 24 sts and 28 rnds = 4" in colorwork patt.


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