True North Mittens

Sep 12, 2011
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True North Mittens
Odessa Reichel

Adult sized mittens inspired by Canadian winters are kept secure on the hand with wide cuffs and a Latvian braided edging.

Finished Size 7¾ (9½)" hand circumference and 10 (12)" long. To fit women’s (men’s) medium. Mittens shown in smaller size.
Yarn Berroco Blackstone Tweed (65% wool, 25% superkid mohair, 10% angora; 130 yd [119 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #2601 clover honey (cream; A), #2608 quahog (brown; B), and #2637 plum island (purple; C), 1 skein each.
Needles Smaller size– size 5 (3.75 mm): set of 4 double-pointed (dpn). Larger size– size 7 (4.5 mm): set of 4 dpn. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Marker (m); stitch holder; tapestry needle.
Gauge Smaller size: 25 sts and 31 rnds= 4" in colorwork patt. Larger size: 20 sts and 26 rnds = 4" in colorwork patt.


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