Jo Mittens by Shara Sprecher

Jo Mittens

Knitting
November 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 20 rows = 2 inches
in pattern in the round
US 2 - 2.75 mm
383 - 439 yards (350 - 401 m)
one size
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These mittens were inspired by the ones Saoirse Ronan’s character Jo wears in the 2019 film adaptation of ‘Little Women.’

The pattern is charted and includes written direction. It is one size but can be adapted length wise by adding or removing pattern rows before decreasing and width-wise by adjusting the yarn/needles to increase the gauge or by continuing the pattern.

Gauge:
18 sts and 20 rows 2” in pattern in the round

Finished Size
8 1/2” from cuff to top, 7” around palm

Materials
Purl Linen Quill in Grey Denim (main color) 1 skein
Todd & Duncan Lamaine 2/14nm (background color) this is a lace weight yarn, slightly heavier than the Linen Quill
Size 2 DPNs - or size to obtain gauge
Scrap Yarn
Small Crochet Hook (optional)
Tapestry Needle
Row Counter (optional but helpful!)

Stitches used:
Knit
Purl
SSK
K2tog
Sl1, K2tog, PSSO
Kitchener stitch