Arietis Mitts by Christopher Salas

Arietis Mitts

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March 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
145 - 150 yards (133 - 137 m)
One size
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I was given an opportunity to knit a design for Jimmy Beans Wool Madelinetosh Toshstrology Collection for the month of March (Aries). With one skein of Tosh Sport, I designed The Arietis Mitts (the name comes from a group of the most prominent stars in the Aries constellation). Twisted stitches create a textured pattern with the use of increases and decreases for a wavelike effect.

One skein of Madelinetosh Tosh Sport Yarn – Jimmy Beans Wool Exclusive: March 2016 Aries. (100% Superwash Merino Wool. 270 yds.)
US 5 DPNs (a circular needle for the magic loop technique may also be used).
Three stitch markers
Tapestry needle.

About 22 sts and 24 rows in stockinette – 4”
Blocked measurements: About 10” in length and about 8” in circumference for each glove.

This pattern has instructions to accommodate DPN’s or magic loop technique. This pattern uses less than a skein of Tosh Sport, so you will have plenty of yardage for more repeat sections if you wish.