Elmvale Mittens by Lori Law
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Elmvale Mittens

November 2011
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
6 sizes for children and women
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Simple and fast to knit, these are perfect to show off your liveliest yarns. Available in six sizes, from children to women’s large. The lighter-lining mittens offer a snug cuff under jackets without the bulk of the warm outer mittens getting in the way.

Materials: OUTER MITTEN – 45/50/70/76/104/109 yds of worsted weight wool yarn. INNER MITTEN – 104/141/177/207/249/285 yds of light-fingering or fingering weight wool or wool-blend yarn.
Yarn Details: OUTER MITTEN – A 3-ply hand-spun worsted-weight yarn, spun from FatCatKnits “Dynomite” BFL, spun forward-draft, 17 wpi, 191 yds 174 m per 4oz, 764 ypp. INNER MITTEN – 2-ply millspun merino alpaca, Asherah Lace by Oceanwind Knits, 362 yds 331 m in 75g 2.6 oz, 2227 ypp.
Needles: US1 2.25 mm and US5 3.75mm DPNs or circulars to suit your preferred method of knitting in the round.
Gauge: OUTER MITTEN – 5.5 stitches & 8 rows per 1” 2.54cm sq. in stockinette; INNER MITTEN – 7.5 stitches & 12 rows per 1” 2.54cm sq. in stockinette.
Finished Sizes : child – 1(sm)/2(m)/3(lg); women – 4(sm)/5(m)/6(lg)
Other: Tapestry needle; waste yarn for thumb, stitch-markers.