Icy Trails Mittens by Gabrielle Vézina
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Icy Trails Mittens

February 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Snowflake pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
220 - 450 yards (201 - 411 m)
Palm circumference: 7 (8.25, 9.5, 10.5)"
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Ready to hit the icy roads? The Icy Trails Mittens will keep you warm during the coldest days of winter, with their double layer ribbing and their stranded colorwork that creates a thick and warm fabric. For even more warmth, thrums can be added.

Mittens for everyone! These mittens are unisex and four sizes are provided - most big kids and adults can enjoy these new mittens!

Thrums or Fair Isle? Pattern includes instructions to make thrummed mittens or a Fair Isle only version.

Material needed:
Both versions:
Worsted weight yarn:
184 (224, 276, 331) yds of MC
47 (56, 61, 69) yds of CC 1

Thrummed version:
20 (23, 26, 29) yds of CC 2
130-200 thrums

Fair Isle only version:
30 (35, 40, 45) yds of CC 2

Difficulty: Advanced or motivated intermediate knitter - provisional cast-on, working in the round, stranded colorwork, knitting with thrums.

How to knit with thrums? Take a look at the tutorial available on my blog!

Need a matching hat? Make sure to check out the Icy Trails Hat pattern! The two patterns are also available as an ebook!

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