Norwegian-Style Mittens by Mercedes Tarasovich

Norwegian-Style Mittens

October 2014
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
US 2 - 2.75 mm
328 yards (300 m)
Women’s mittens: About 71⁄2" (19 cm) hand circumference, to fit women’s medium. Men’s mittens: About 81⁄2" (21.5 cm) hand circumference, to fit men’s medium.
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Along with two-color rib, brioche can also be worked in two-color stockinette stitch by replacing brp stitches with brk stitches. The resulting fabric is thinner yet still stretchy and double-layered, making it perfect for warm winter garments. These mittens and hats use simple shaping to slant the fabric’s vertical stripes and create the mitten and hat tops.