Garter Stitch Mittens by Susan Mills Knits

Garter Stitch Mittens

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Knitting
January 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
244 yards (223 m)
Adult S/M (Adult L)
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Soft and squishy garter stitch makes is wonderful for mittens!

Worked flat and seamed, no purling is necessary to knit these mittens and the garter stitch makes them extra squishy and warm. Work in stripes of your choosing in solid colors, or use a self striping yarn and let the yarn do the striping for you.


Skill Level
Intermediate

Sizes
Adult S/M (Adult L)

Finished Measurements
8 (9¼)” hand circumference

Yarn
Liberty Wool by Classic Elite Yarns
(100% washable wool; 50 g = 122 yards)
Print version shown in size Adult L:
2 balls 78120 Jazz

Striped version shown in size Adult S/M
1 ball each: 7881 Patina, 7814 Mallard

Note: Size L requires almost every inch of yarn from 2 balls. If your gauge if the least bit loose, you will need more yarn. You may wish to purchase an additional ball to ensure you have enough.

Needles
Knitting needles in size US 6 (4 mm) or size to obtain gauge.

Other Materials
Two stitch markers
Removable stitch markers
Stitch holders or waste yarn

Gauge
19 sts and 38 rows = 4” in Gtr st. Take time to save time, check your gauge.