Folktale Mittens by Outi Kater

Folktale Mittens

Knitting
February 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
34 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in colourwork
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
350 yards (320 m)
Medium sized adult's hands 20-22cm/8-8.5in palm circumference
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Sizing
To fit medium sized women’s hands with 20cm/8in palm circumference. The mittens can be blocked slightly bigger to fit medium sized men’s hands with 21-22cm/8.5in palm circumference.

Finished measurements: 21cm/8.5in in circumference and 20cm/8in long from top of cuff to fingertips.Mittens can be blocked up to size 22.5cm/9in in circumference and 21cm/8.5in long from top of cuff to fingertips.

Tension
34 sts and 36 rows = 10cm/4in using 3mm needles over colourwork pattern.

Materials
Jamieson & Smith 2 Ply Jumper Weight - 100% Real Shetland Wool (115m/125yds/25g ball)

Yarn A - Shade 1403 Red: 2 x 25g ball
Yarn B - Shade 62 Pale Green: 1 x 25g ball
Yarn C - Shade 82 Dark Green: 1 x 25g ball

Actual amounts of yarn used: Yarn A 42g, Yarn B 23g, Yarn C 5g

3mm (UK11/US2.5) short DPNs, set of five, or your preferred needles for working small diameters in the round, or size required to obtain tension.

Stitch holders or waste yarn
Stitch markers
Tapestry needle