Maple Leaf Mittens
Maple Leaf Mittens - by Alexa Ludeman
“Oh Canada, our home and native land….”
We love the red and white of the Canadian Flag.
These cute fair-isle mittens are both wintry and
patriotic. Knit them in a luxurious alpaca yarn for
sizing: One size; finished mittens measure
approximately 8” around the palm, and 8” from
fingertips to wrist, with a 3” long cuff. For a smaller
mitten, knit on smaller needles (try 3.0mm).
materials: DK weight yarn; 220 yds MC, 110 yds CC
Shown in Blue Sky Alpacas Sport Red and Cream
Gauge: 24 sts / 4” in stockinette stitch
Needles: US #4 / 3.5mm (or as req’d to meet gauge);
double pointed needles
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