Maize by tincanknits
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September 2013
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in reverse stockinette st
US 6 - 4.0 mm
50 - 200 yards (46 - 183 m)
Toddler - Adult Large
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Maize - by Tin Can Knits

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.

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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

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’)

US #6 / 4.0 mm (or as required to meet gauge)

20 sts and 28 rows/ 4” in reverse stockinette stitch

stitch markers, darning needle

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