Heart Marks the Spot: Fingerless Mitts by Anne Lecrivain-Cozzoli

Heart Marks the Spot: Fingerless Mitts

September 2010
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
4.5 stitches = 1 inch
in Stockinette Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
small(large) or 7"(8") palm
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These simple fingerless mittens are a great way to explore intarsia, a colorwork technique that allows you to put a graphic design in the middle of a field of color without adding any bulk to the fabric.. Your choice of a heart or a circle motif, you will be learning a valuable skill that will open new worlds for playing with delicious colors.
Yarn: 108 yards of worsted weight in each of two colors; yarn used in the sample is Misti Alpaca Worsted
Tools: Us 6 needles, Us 8 needles, 5 bobbins, tapestry needle
Gauge: 4.5 sts/in in larger needles
Sizes: 7”(8”), (measured across the palm at the base of the fingers)