Optic Mittens by Emma Welford

Optic Mittens

January 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in chart pattern
US 3 - 3.25 mm
640 yards (585 m)
One Size
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This pattern is available from willowyarns.com for $4.99.

Warm wool keeps fingers toasty while the silk blend caresses your hands with these cozy lined mittens.

Skill Level

Finished Size
8” x 8” (20.3cm x 20.3cm)

Willow Yarns™ Rustic Light (100% wool; 50g/160yd)
-0034 Pure White (2 balls), A
-0004 Night (2 balls), B
Willow Yarns™ Stream (70% wool/30% silk; 50g=437yd)
-0016 Cloisonne (1 ball), lining
US size 3 (3.25mm) set of double pointed needles or size needed to obtain gauge
Yarn needle

28 sts x 36 rows = 4” (10.2cm) in chart pattern using yarns A and B
Save time, check your gauge.

Pattern Notes
Mittens are worked in the round with a turned hem. You will follow the same chart for both mittens, the only deviation comes when it is time to make the thumbhole. After the mitten body is finished, stitches are picked up from the hem and a lining is worked in lighter weight yarn.