Mottled Mitts by Stefanie Bold
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Mottled Mitts

Knitting
March 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
34 stitches and 60 rows = 4 inches
in charted patt
US 0 - 2.0 mm
425 yards (389 m)
7 (7.5, 8, 8.5)" hand circumference

Fingerless mitts provide your hands with extra warmth and protection when you’re exploring the wild. Here, a simple knit and purl combination does two things: it creates a textured fabric, and it avoids unwanted pooling in a variegated yarn. The special yarn used in this design blends wool, nylon, and Outlast, a viscose fiber that reacts to the wearer’s body temperature for maximum softness, strength, and comfort.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 7 (7.5, 8, 8.5)” hand circumference. Mitts shown measure 7.5”.

Yarn Lorna’s Laces Solemate (55% merino, 30% Outlast viscose, 15% nylon): #1011 Navy Pier, 1 skein.

Needles Size 0 (2 mm): set of double-pointed. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker; stitch holder; tapestry needle.

Gauge 34 sts and 70 rnds = 4” in charted patt.

Notes These mitts are worked in the round from the cuff up; both mitts are identical and can be worn on either hand.