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Midlothian Mittens

Laura Chau
The Map Collection
Knitting
February 2011
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches in stranded colourwork stockinette
US 3 - 3.25 mm
185 - 325 yards (169 - 297 m)
7 (8, 9, 10)" / 18 (20, 23, 25)cm circumference
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Quick to knit up and perfect for keeping out the cold! Midlothian Mittens are a perfect project for a beginner to colourwork. Extra warm with a soft laceweight lining and an innovative lining method. Reversible between hands for even wear (and to get them on your hands faster!).

Technical Editing by Jaya Purswani. http://www.windchains.com

SIZES
XS (S, M, L) - Shown in size S.
Finished Circumference: 7 (8, 9, 10)” / 18 (20, 23, 25)cm around knuckles of the outer mitten - the lining takes up a bit of room inside, so mitten fits snugly.
To fit knuckle circumference: 6 (7, 8, 9)” / 15 (18, 20, 23)cm Finished Length: 8.5 (9, 9.5, 9.5)” / 22 (23, 24, 24)cm from cuff to tip

MATERIALS
YARN
Outer Mitten - DK weight yarn.
105 (140, 170, 185) yds / 96 (128, 155, 170)m of MC
80 (105, 130, 140) yds / 73 (96, 120, 128) m of CC

Shown in Tanis Fiber Arts Yellow Label DK (100% superwash merino; 260 yds / 238m per 4 oz / 115g skein) - 1 skein each of Garnet (MC) and Sand (CC) for size S.

Lining - laceweight yarn.
120 (160, 200, 215) yds / 110 (146, 183, 197)m

Shown in Habu Textiles 2/26 cashmere (100% cashmere, 182 yds / 163m per 0.5oz / 14g skein) - 1 skein in colour 7301 for size S.

NEEDLES AND NOTIONS
US 3 / 3.25mm double pointed needles or needles of choice for small circumferences in the round
US 1.5 / 2.5mm double pointed needles or needles of choice for small circumferences in the round
stitch marker
tapestry needle
smooth waste yarn no larger than working yarn

GAUGE
28 sts and 34 rnds = 4” / 10cm square in stranded colourwork in the round on US 3 / 3.25mm needles.

MORE INFO
Skills required: cast on, knit, purl, increase, decrease, stranded colourwork, reading a chart, kitchener stitch. Colourwork charts are provided. 4 page PDF pattern.