Maize - by Tin Can Knits
Note: the pattern was updated, including errata, on October 7th, please make sure you have the most up to date download.
Learn to knit with Alexa and Emily! The Maize Mittens are the fifth project in The Simple Collection - a learn to knit series with 8 excellent free patterns and clear tutorials.
From your first scarf, to mittens, socks, and sweaters, learn all you need to know to make modern seamless knits for the entire family!
If you are just beginning, you might want to check out our Simple Collection Tutorials ::: How to Cast On (video), How to Knit (video), How to Purl (video), How to Bind Off (Video), How to Knit Your First Scarf, How to Weave in Ends, Basic Blocking, and all about Knitting Supplies: Knitting Needles and Yarn.
Sizing: Toddler (Child, Adult S, M, L)
Fits hand: 6 (6.5, 7, 7.75, 8.5) inches around
Mitten length: 7.5 (8, 8.5, 9.5, 10) inches cuff to tip
note these can be knit as fingerless mittens or as full mittens
Yarn: Worsted / aran weight yarn
70 (80, 120, 150, 200) yds for mittens
50 (60, 80, 100, 140) yds for fingerless mitts
(Toddler, Adult S, and Adult L samples shown in
SweetGeorgia Superwash Worsted in ‘Goldmine’, ‘Tumbled Stone’, and ‘Bison’)
Needles: US #6 / 4.0 mm (or as required to meet gauge)
Gauge: 20 sts and 28 rows/ 4” in reverse stockinette stitch
Notions: stitch markers, darning needle
Skills Required: knitting in the round, increases, decreases, putting sts on hold, picking up sts.
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