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Bird Nest Mittens

November 2009
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches = 4 inches in stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
110 - 220 yards (101 - 201 m)
One Size: 8" around at palm, 11" from cuff to fingertips
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Birds Nest Mittens - by Alexa Ludeman

These luxuriously warm and toasty mittens are
adorned with a bird and nest perched on a leafy
branch. The optional lining, knit of a furry and
exquisitely soft alpaca, makes the mittens doubly
cozy and suitable for winter weather.

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sizing: one size: 8” around at palm, 11” from cuff to fingertips.

materials: DK weight yarn
220 yds in MC
110 yds in CC1
110 yds in CC2
220 yds in fuzzy yarn for lining (optional but really rather fabulous)
(sample shown in Blue Sky Alpacas Sport Weight in ‘molasses’, ‘streaky brown’, and ‘cream’ lined with Blue Sky Alpacas Brushed Suri in ‘whipped cream’)

Gauge: 24 sts / 4” in stockinette stitch

Needles: US #4 / 3.5 mm (or as required to meet gauge) double pointed needles

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