Hippopotamus Mittens by Nguyen Le

Hippopotamus Mittens

Knitting
March 2009
Aran (8 wpi) ?
4 stitches and 6 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
180 - 190 yards (165 - 174 m)
Child's 2-4, 5-7, 8-12, Women's S/M, L
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A pair of fun hippopotamus mittens for adults and children, or as someone pointed out- hippopotomitts! They double as hand puppets - how great, right?

SKILL LEVEL
+ intermediate

SKILLS TO KNOW:

  • Stockinette Stitch
  • Garter Stitch
  • Rib Stitch
  • Knit in the round
  • Pick up stitches
  • Duplicate stitch
  • Mattress stitch
  • Increase 1
  • Knit two together
  • Purl two together

FINISHED LENGTH
+ 5.75, 7, 8.25, 9.5, 11”

FINISHED CIRCUMFERENCE
+ 5.5, 6, 7, 8, 10”