Lychee Mittens by Kate Gagnon Osborn

Lychee Mittens

January 2009
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with larger needles
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
200 yards (183 m)
one size
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Simple yet effective stripes in complimentary colors of Terra make these buttery soft mittens a perfect knit accessory. The two colors, Acorn and Butternut, highlight the depth of tone and layered dye techniques The Fibre Co. yarns are known for. The pattern may also be used as a starting point for any variety of color options. Use your imagination!

YARN: The Fibre Co. Terra (40% baby alpaca, 40% merino wool, 20% silk; 98 yds/50 gm skein): acorn (MC), butternut (CC), 1 skein each.

GAUGE: 18 sts + 24 rows = 4” in St st on larger ndls, after blocking.

NEEDLES: 1 - US 6 (4 mm) set dpns, 1 - US 8 (5 mm) set dpns.

SIZE: One size fits most adult women’s hands.