Av Skála Mittens by Mary O'Shea

Av Skála Mittens

January 2018
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in color work pattern
US 7 - 4.5 mm
150 - 200 yards (137 - 183 m)
Adult Small, Medium and Large
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Av Skála mittens knit up quickly in an aran or other chunky weight yarn. They are available in 3 sizes, but could easily be adapted to a range of sizes by adjusting gauge, length or weight of yarn used. Children’s sizes could be made using worsted weight yarn.

An especially warm pair could be made by knitting a size larger than your usual, and then lining them with a sport weight yarn.

This would be a great pattern for a knitter new to 2-color patterns, as many of the rows use only one color at a time.

The patterns in the mitten come from an old favorite stitch pattern book, Føroysk Bindingarmynstur by Hans M. Debes, published in 1969, Tórshavn.