Fox Crossing Mittens by Simone Kereit
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Fox Crossing Mittens

November 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
34 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in stranded color pattern
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
280 - 300 yards (256 - 274 m)
medium woman's & child/pre-teen
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Yarn: Knit Picks Palette Yarn, (100% Peruvian Highland Wool, Fingering Weight, 231 yards/50 gram ball) or fingering weight yarn

1 skein each of 4 colors:
MC: Oyster Heather (135-145 yards/125-133 meters)
CC1: Bittersweet Heather (51-60 yds/ 47-55 meters)
CC2: Autumns Heather (37-45 yds/34-42 meters)
CC3: Salsa Heather (30-37 yds/ 28-34 meters)

Adult: US Size 2 (2.75 mm) set of double points or size to obtain gauge
Child: US Size 1 (2.5mm) set of double points or size to obtain gauge
Needles one size smaller (for cuff only)

Adult: 34 st and 34 rounds = 4”/10 cm on US #2 (2.75mm) needles in stranded color pattern
Child: 38sts and 38 rounds= 4”/10 cm on US#1 (2.25mm) needles in stranded color pattern.

When working at such small gauges it is imperative to check your gauge, as the slightest variation can produce a vastly different fit. It is suggested you check your gauge periodically throughout the project as well as before starting.

Notions: 1 stitch marker
darning needle
Finished Sizes:
Adult: Approx. 4”/ 10cm across palm (8”/20cm circ at palm), 9”/23cm length cuff to fingertip
Child: Approx. 3.25” / 8 ¼ cm across palm (6.5”/16.5cm circ at palm), 7.5”/19 cm length cuff to fingertip

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