mirri mitts by Ambah O'Brien

mirri mitts

October 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette in the round
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
220 - 400 yards (201 - 366 m)
ladies S and M/L sizes with short and forearm length options.
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Part of the Mirri pattern collection, including Hat, Cowl and Mitts, available as individual patterns or as a set. These simple yet striking designs all feature eyelet fabric and eyelet ribbing. Individually or together, they are perfect for an adventurous beginner or the more experienced knitter looking for a fast fun knit. A great choice for quick gifts or to complement your own wardrobe.
The Mirri Mitts look great in a neutral or bright color. Choose between 2 sizes and 2 lengths.
Mirri is an Australian Aboriginal word meaning stars. Scores of eyelets dot this fabric like twinkling stars in the night sky.

techniques used:
worked in the round, simple increases and decreases.

Yarn: 200-300 yds/180-275m 4ply/fingering weight yarn
Samples shown in Quince and Co. Finch (100% American Wool, 221 yd /202 m per 50g hank)
Wrist-length: Winesap, 1 skein Forearm-length: Iceland, 2 skeins
US 3/3.25mm (or size required to obtain gauge) & US 2 ½ /3mm - dpns
Tapestry needle
Stitch markers (3)
Scrap yarn to hold sts

GAUGE: 26 stitches & 44 rows = 4”/10cm in stockinette in the round with larger needles - blocked

Circumference (wrist) :
Small 6” / 15cm
Med/Large: 7” / 18cm

Wrist-length: 8” / 20cm
Forearm length: 10.5” / 27cm
Wrist-length: 8”/ 20cm
Forearm length: 10.5”/27cm

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