Cortland Mitts by Heidi Marie Robinson

Cortland Mitts

September 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 18 rows = 2 inches
in fishscale pattern
US 2 - 2.75 mm
90 - 110 yards (82 - 101 m)
one size fits most
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Suggested Yarn
MadelineTosh Pashmina
75% Merino, 15% silk, 10% cashmere
Skein - 360 yards (330m) / 4oz (113g)
For project: approx. 90 yards (82m) / 1oz (28g)
Colorway shown - BegoniaLeaf

1 pair US2.5 (3mm) 9” circular needles,
Or a set of US2.5 (3mm) double pointed needles
1 set US3 (3.25mm) needles

16 stitches & 18 rows per 2 inches
in main stitch pattern. (repeat rows 20-27)

Finished Measurements
3.25in (8.25cm) wide - laid flat
6.5in (16.5cm) long - laid flat
finished weight - 1oz (28g)

Stitch markers
Darning needle for finishing

k - knit
p - purl
pm - place marker
p2tog - purl two together
ms - make star -purl three stitches together, leaving the original three stitches on the left needle, wrap the yarn around the right needle and then purl the same three stitches again
yo - yarn over

Pattern Notes
Knit bottom up and seamless. The mitts are also knit inside out because the star stitch is much easier to make when you’re purling the three stitches together.