Chalcedony Mittens by Stephannie Tallent
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Chalcedony Mittens

Knitting
July 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch in the round, blocked
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
246 yards (225 m)
7.25” circumference above thumb 10” long
This pattern is available from knitpicks.com for $4.99.

Want a smaller project, with stunning impact? The Chalcedony Mittens feature cascading cables and adorable bobbles. Knit them in a tweed, as pictured, or a bright color for a “pop” on cold days. Warmth and style are what you’ll get when you complete a pair of these handsome mittens.

One size

Finished Measurements
Circumference above thumb: 7¼“ / 18.5 cm
Length: 10” / 25.5 cm

Yarn
Knit Picks City Tweed DK, 55% Merino Wool / 25% Superfine Alpaca / 20% Donegal Tweed 123 yds / 50 g, 2 balls. Shown in Coastal #25521.

Needles
US4 / 3.5mm needles or size to obtain gauge, for working in the round your choice of circulars or DPNs.
US3 / 3.25mm needles or one size smaller than used to obtain gauge, for working in the round (your choice of circular(s) or DPNs]).

Gauge
28 sts and 36 rounds = 4” / 10 cm in St st with larger needles, blocked

Notions
3 stitch markers, (1) unique for beginning of round
yarn needle
2 cable needles
scrap yarn or stitch holder

Skills
knitting in the round
cabling
Kitchener stitch
optional tubular cast on (directions given)
both charts and line by line instructions provided