Chili Powder Mittens by Sabrina Miller

Chili Powder Mittens

Knitting
October 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in stranded colourwork pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
255 - 435 yards (233 - 398 m)
Women’s Small (Medium, Large)
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With long welted cuffs and a stranded colourwork pattern, these luxurious mittens are toasty warm and have a vintage feel. Clever construction allows the contrast colour band to run up and around each thumb, finished off tidily by grafting the last few stitches at the tip of each hand.

Skill Level
Intermediate

Sizes
Women’s Small (Medium, Large)

Finished Measurements
Palm circumference: 6½, (7¾, 9)“
Length: 11 (12½, 13½)”, including cuff

Yarn
DK weight yarn:
140 (195, 240) yds in main colour (MC)
115 (160, 195) yds in contrast colour (CC)

Shown in Sweet Paprika Adagio (70% silk/ 30% camel; 115g/378
yds), 1 skein each Pomegranate (MC) and Sahara (CC).

Needles
Size 6 (4mm) set of dpns or size needed to obtain gauge.

Notions
Stitch markers (6)
Stitch holder or waste yarn
Yarn needle

Gauge
25 sts and 25 rnds = 4” in stranded colourwork pattern, after
blocking