Outbound by Joan Forgione

Outbound

Knitting
September 2014
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch with larger needles, blocked
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
120 - 180 yards (110 - 165 m)
Small (Medium, Large) / 7 (7.5, 8)" hand circumference
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Outbound is a set of simple mittens with seed stitch bands that veer off across the back of the hands. Worked from the cuff up in Aran weight yarn, these cozy mittens are a quick, easy knit that will hold your interest both on and off the needles.

Sizes
• Hand circumference: 7 (7½, 8)” / 17.8 (19, 20.3)cm
• Hand length: adjustable

Mittens are shown in size 7½“ / 19cm.

Yarn
• 1 (2, 2) skeins Vijay Fibers Aria
100% silk
128 yds / 117m / 100g

Shown in color Polar

or

• 120 (150, 180) yds / 110 (137, 165)m Aran weight yarn

Needles
• US 9 (5.5mm) needles*
• US 10 (6mm) needles*

* Double-pointed, 32” / 80cm circulars or two shorter circulars, as preferred, to work in the round.

Notions
• stitch markers (4)
• tapestry needle
• waste yarn

Gauge
• 16 sts and 22 rnds = 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch with larger needles, blocked

Skills Used
• increasing
• decreasing