Contrail Mittens by Heather Anderson

Contrail Mittens

Knitting
October 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette, after blocking
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
200 yards (183 m)
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This pattern is one of the 3 patterns in the Contrails eBook available for $9. Unfortunately, previous pattern purchases cannot be credited toward the purchase of the eBook.

These mittens are part of a set that were inspired by the perfect white vapor trails you see streaked across the sky. Perfectly crisscrossed, those contrails were destined to be knit! The best part is that these contrails won’t disappear before you can capture their image.

Learn something new with this pattern as you try the long tail tubular cast-on on a small project. Not interested? You can easily substitute another cast-on!

Finished Size: Women’s—7” (18 cm) around palm

Materials:
• DK weight yarn, 200 yds/183 m (MC 115 yds/105 m, CC 85 yds/78 m) As shown: madelinetosh Tosh DK, Antler (MC) and Fallen Cloud (CC)
• US Size 5 (3.75 mm) DPNs or 40” (101 cm) for magic loop, or size needed to obtain gauge
• US Size 4 (3.5 mm) DPNs or 40” (101 cm) for magic loop for cast-on and ribbing
• Stitch markers
• Cable needle
• Tapestry needle

Gauge: 22 sts = 4” (10 cm) in stockinette stitch, before blocking, 21 sts = 4” (10 cm) blocked