Boxing Day Mittens by Estella Haines
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Boxing Day Mittens

Knitting
December 2014
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Modified Honeycomb Pattern
US 9 - 5.5 mm
160 - 175 yards (146 - 160 m)
Adult S/M, Adult M/L
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Using two colors of Berroco Peruvia, these mittens feature a slipped stitch pattern that I modified. It is a stitch pattern that is easily memorized and with the aran weight yarn you will be able to work these up very quickly to keep someone’s hands warm.

Finished Measurements:
Circumference (unstretched): 7.5 (8.5) inches. Length: 10.5 (11.5) inches.

Materials:
MC 1 skein Berroco Peruvia (174yd/100g) in #7189 DelMar or approximately 110 (130) yards of aran weight yarn
CC 1 skein Berroco Peruvia (174yd/100g) in #7100 Blanco or approximately 50 (70) yards of aran weight yarn
1 set US #9/5.5 mm double-point needles
stitch marker, tapestry needle

errata
If you downloaded the free pattern between 12/26/14-12/31/14, please note the following 2 errors:

  • it should say begin K1 P1 ribbing not corrugated K1 P1 ribbing
  • left mitten thumb hole stitches directions should, say us ing contrasting scrap yarn, knit 7 stitches. Transfer the 7 stitches back to the left needle and knit them again with the MC.