Narrow Lake Mitts by Katie White
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Narrow Lake Mitts

November 2011
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
170 - 213 yards (155 - 195 m)
S/M, [M/L]
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Narrow Lake Mitts is the fourth pattern in the Sweet Little Somethings pattern collection. The collection includes a total of 9 patterns (of which 2 are a matching set). The patterns comprise shawls, scarves, hats, mitts and a cowl.

These stylish mitts are perfect for cool days. Worked in your favourite DK yarn, these easy-to-knit mitts feature an allover droplet lace stitch. The pattern is written for two different sizes and knits up quickly, making them ideal for both gifting and wearing.

S/M, (M/L)
17.5–18.75cm (18.75-20cm) / 7–7.5in (7.5-8in)

155, (195)m / 170, (215)yds of any DK yarn

It is difficult to measure gauge consistently in droplet lace as the pattern is so stretchy and because the stitch count varies from row to row. Gauge is therefore also given in stocking stitch for comparative purposes.
22sts and 30 rows = 10cm/4in in droplet lace, slightly stretched widthways
22sts and 30 rows = 10cm/4in in stocking stitch on 4mm/US6 needles

4mm/US6 DPNs or size needed to get gauge
3.5mm/US4 DPNS or two sizes smaller than the size needed to get gauge.

Stitch markers, scrap yarn/safety pin

You will notice that there is a degree of overlap in the sizing of the mitts (S/M and M/L). This is because the stitch pattern in very stretchy. At a push, even someone with a large hand could wear the S/M size.

The Narrow Lake Mitts are designed to match the Narrow Lake Beret, which is also included in the Sweet Little Somethings pattern collection.