Felted Mittens by Joan Sheridan

Felted Mittens

January 2008
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette in the round
US 11 - 8.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
275 - 375 yards (251 - 343 m)
Child, adult
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If you’ve ever been turned off to wearing
mittens because the wind flows through them,
these are the answer! These are toasty warm
and great for making snowballs. Also a good
first mitten because the stitches are large
enough to see them easily and all mistakes are
covered up when they are felted!

Skill level: Intermediate
Size: Child: before felting palm width 5”, length
15”; after felting width 3.75”, length 8.5”. Adult:
before felting palm width 7”, length 18”; after
felting width 5”, length 10”. Felt more or less to
adjust sizing.
Gauge before felting: 12 sts and 16 rows = 4”
/10 cm in stockinette stitch using larger size
needles worked in the round.
Yarn: Worsted weight feltable wool, 275 (375)
yards (11 wpi). Model knit using Stonehedge
Fiber Mill Shepherd’s Wool Worsted.