Tweedy, dotty, fingerless mittens in three sizes.
This pattern is best suited for intermediate to advanced knitters.
Two PDFs available for download: for viewing on screen and for print.
Large DPN or circular needles: 3.5 mm (US 4)
Small DPN or circular needles: 2.5 mm (US 1 ½)
Stitch markers, tapestry needle, a bit of cotton yarn.
S - 18 cm (7”)
M - 19 cm (7.5”)
L - 20 cm (8”)
Linen stitch has slightly less stretch than stockinette stitch, have it in mind when considering your ease, especially if substituting for less elastic yarns.
S: 129 m (140 y)
M: 133 m (145 y)
L: 166 m (180 y)
One skein of each colour generally suffices, depending on size and
which colour you use for the ribbing.
Yardage examples for the mittens pictured:
Brown-yellow size S mittens:
MC: Orange/brown: Dent 373 (92 metres - 100 yards)
CC: Yellow: Leyburn 383 (37 metres - 40 yards)
Green-yellow size M mittens:
MC: Hubberholme 370 (55 metres - 60 yards)
CC: Yellow: Leyburn 383 (78 metres - 85 yards)
Blue-black size L mittens:
Ribbing, bottom: CC, top: MC
MC: Pendle 377 (83 metres - 90 yards)
CC: Muker 367 (83 metres - 90 yards)