Avo's Mittens by Nancy Bush
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Avo's Mittens

January 2003
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 18 rows = 2 inches
in color pattern on larger needles
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 0 - 2.0 mm
700 yards (640 m)
To fit a man's hand: about 8.5" (21.5 cm) around and 8" (20.5 cm) long, excluding cuff
Errata available: interweave.com

Summary Cuff-up, stranded colorwork, five double-pointed needles.

Additional Yarn Information 1 skein each #3730 dark gray and #3001 natural, and small amount contrasting waste yarn.

Charts Included Hand and thumb colorwork patterns.

From Nancy Bush’s Pattern Introduction This mitten…is worked in a pattern that has two different names from two different areas: Põrnikakiri or bug pattern from Väike-Mäarja, or Sookiri or bug or marsh pattern from Helme.

The ribbed cuff begins with a Continental cast-on. The top of the mitten and the thumb are shaped with two-color, two-wick decreases.