Plum Blossom Mittens by Kirsten Hipsky

Plum Blossom Mittens

October 2008
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
3.5 stitches and 3.5 rows = 1 inch
in color pattern
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
216 yards (198 m)
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A big gauge turns a Fair Isle motif into a bold, fun statement. In Japan, plum blossoms are a sign that spring is just around the corner. The close-fitting Plum Blossom Mittens will keep you warm and cheery until the thaw.

Finished Sizes: 7 (7.5, 8)” around palm

Valley Yarns Berkshire Bulky (85% wool/15% alpaca, 108 yds/100g per sk), 1 sk Color A (#19 Fuchsia), 1 sk Color B (#13 Light Pink)

set of 5 US size 10.5 double pointed needles

stitch marker

crochet hook

Gauge: 3.5 sts and 3.5 rows per inch in blossom pattern