Loretta Mitts by Brenda K. B. Anderson

Loretta Mitts

Knitting
March 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
328 yards (300 m)
6¾ (7¾)" circumference and 8¾" long; shown in size 7¾"
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

Simple fingerless handwarmers worked flat get a little bit of flair from an easy cable pattern, a bit of fringe, and customizable, easy embroidery. Read Brenda’s article on the next page for more information on adding embroidery to your knitting.

Sizes 6¾ (7¾)“ circumference and 8¾” long; shown in size 7¾“
Yarn Cascade Yarns 220 Sport (100% Peruvian highland wool; 164 yd 150 m/50 g):
• #2401 burgundy (MC), 1 skein
• #8010 natural (CC), 1 skein
Gauge 20 sts and 32 rows = 4” in St st
Tools
• Size 5 (3.75 mm): straight needles and set of double-pointed needles (dpn)
• Cable needle (cn)
• Stitch holders
• Tapestry needle
• Embroidery needle
• Lace floral motif cut from a small piece of purchased lace in a color similar to MC (see Notes)
• Embroidery floss in a few different colors (sample uses DMC: #356 terra cotta, #3012 khaki green, #3021 brown-gray, and #597 turquoise, 1 skein each)