Birdcage Mittens by Elli Stubenrauch

Birdcage Mittens

Worsted (9 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch, in stranded colorwork
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
woman's medium (see below for measurements)
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Mittens, knitted in stranded colorwork. The front of the hands show a bird perched on top of a cage while the palms and thumbs are patterned to evoke hanging branches and tall grass. The cuffs are knitted in corrugated ribbing.

• Palm circumference: 8”/20.3cm
• Length, base of palm to top of mitten: 7.5”/19.1cm
• Total length: 9.75”/24.8cm

• Pattern calls for 1 skein each in:
#2440 Vinci Heather
#9489 Red Wine Heather