Crown Town Mitts by Carina Spencer
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Crown Town Mitts

Knitting
March 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in blocked stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
110 - 170 yards (101 - 155 m)
Child (Adult S, Adult M/L, Adult XL)
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Celebrate your Kansas City pride with a pair of clever Crown Town Mitts! Pattern is knit seamlessly, bottom-up in sport weight yarn, with a simple stranded crown, and duplicate stitched initials. Pattern includes four sizes to fit KC lovers of all ages!

SKILL LEVEL
Intermediate

SIZES + MEASUREMENTS
Pattern is written for 4 sizes to accommodate kids and adults. Directions are given for Child size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses as follows: Child (Adult S, Adult M/L, Adult XL).
CIRCUMFERENCE: 5½ (7, 8¼, 9¾)”
DEPTH: 5¼ (6¾, 7¼, 7¾)”

To find your size, measure around your palm above the crook of your thumb. Choose the size that’s circumference is closest to - a little bit of negative ease is fine. Sample shown is Adult S on a 7½” palm circumference with ½” negative ease.

MATERIALS
YARN: In sport weight yarn:
C1 (yellow) - 50 (60, 70, 80) yds 46 (55, 64, 73) m
C2 (blue) - 60 (70, 80, 90) yds 54 (64, 72, 82) m

Sample was knit with Cascade 220 Sport (100% wool; 164 yards/50g) in Goldenrod (C1) and Blue Velvet (C2).

NEEDLES: dpns in US 5 (3.75 mm) & 3 (3.25 mm) OR size required to obtain gauge and two sizes smaller.

NOTIONS: darning needle for duplicate st and weaving ends.

GAUGE
With larger needle, 26 sts and 34 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in stockinette after blocking.

TECHNIQUES + STITCHES

  • cast on
  • purl-on method of casting on
  • knit & purl
  • stranded colorwork from a chart
  • knitting in the round
  • picking up sts
  • decrease (k2tog, SSK)
  • duplicate stitch