Iceni Mitts by Anni Howard

Iceni Mitts

Knitting
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
229 yards (209 m)
19(21)cm 7.5(8)in
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Inspired by Boudica, Queen of the Iceni tribe, who led the Celtic people to revolt against the Roman occupation of Britain in the 1st Century.

The mitts are started by knitting the cuff, then picking up sts along the length of the cuff to knit the remainder of the mitts in the round.

You will need a cable needle and stitch holder, 3.25mm DPNs, 4mm DPNs and straight 4mm needles.

One skein (209m) of Lavenham Blue yarn will knit either size - alternatively the mitts can be knitted in any yarn that knits to standard DK gauge.

For more info about this design and Lavenham Blue yarn, read my blog here.