Ellington Mittens by Kyle Kunnecke

Ellington Mittens

September 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
36 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in chart pattern, blocked
US 2 - 2.75 mm
2.75 mm (C)
400 yards (366 m)
6½" (16.5 cm) hand circumference and 9¼" (23.5 cm) tall. To make a larger or smaller mitten, knit with larger or smaller needles.
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Stranded colorwork creates a wonderfully insulating fabric because it traps air between the yarns. The small loop-and-button closure keeps these mittens together when not in use. It also provides a lovely opportunity to use a unique vintage button!

Knitting Knowledge
This project is started in the flat, then is continued in the round. It requires:

• Knitting with circular and double-pointed needles
• Casting on
• Reading charts
• Knitting and purling
• Increasing and decreasing
• Finishing