Curiosity mitts by Catherine Shields

Curiosity mitts

June 2011
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
8.5 stitches and 9 rows = 1 inch
in stst
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
125 - 200 yards (114 - 183 m)
4-6 years (women's M)
This pattern is available for $6.00.

Cat got your knitting? These mitts make a fun colorwork project and are a great gift for lovers of cats and kittens. Both the hat and mitts are worked in the round, keeping finishing to a minimum. Skills required beyond basic knit and purl include increasing, decreasing, ability to read a color chart, ability to knit in the round.

Pattern PDF also includes directions for the coordinating Curiosity hat.

Sizes: child’s 4-6 years (women’s M)
Finished palm circumference measures approximately 6.5 (7.75)“

Mitts pictured use a fingering weight 100% wool yarn, 230 yards/50g. Pattern calls for 75 (125) yards in main color (MC), 50 (65) yards in contrast color (CC).