Aureate Mittens by Triona Murphy
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Aureate Mittens

Knitting
February 2015
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
50 - 120 yards (46 - 110 m)
Circumference: 4.5 (5.5, 6.25)" or 11.5 (14, 16) cm
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These bulky baby/child mittens knit up in a flash to keep little hands and fingers toasty. Lengthen the ribbing at the cuff a few inches and they’ll do double duty as armwarmers.

Mittens are thumbless in Baby size and include a thumb in Toddler and Child sizes. Pattern includes both written out and charted directions for the cables.

SIZES
Baby (Toddler, Child). Shown in Baby size (thumbless) and Child size (with thumb).

Circumference: 4.5 (5.5, 6.25)” or 11.5 [14, 16] cm

Length from cuff to top: 3.75 (5.5, 6.5)” or 9.5 [14, 16.5] cm

MATERIALS NEEDED
Yarn:
Malabrigo Yarn Mecha (100% merino; 130yds/119m per 100g skein): 1 skein in Mostaza for all sizes

Recommended needles (make sure to check gauge and change sizes if needed):
US #8 [5.0 mm] double-pointed needles, set of 4 or 5 (or preferred type of needles for small diameter knitting in the round)
US #9 [5.5 mm] double-pointed needles, set of 4 or 5 (or preferred type of needles for small diameter knitting in the round)

Notions:
5 stitch markers, cable needle, waste yarn, yarn needle

GAUGE
16 sts/ 24 rows = 4 in/10 cm in stockinette stitch on larger needles

Important Note: Make sure to check your gauge carefully, as skeins of this yarn can vary in thickness.