Plum Creek Mitts by Star Athena

Plum Creek Mitts

April 2013
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch on largest needles and worsted-weight yarn
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
150 - 200 yards (137 - 183 m)
Sizes: (3) Adult Small [Medium, Large]
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On the banks of Plum Creek, “She heard pa shouting, ‘Jiminy crickets! It’s raining fish-hooks and hammer handles!’” (Laura Ingalls Wilder) Plum Creek is a place where country gals ride horses and picnic in the grass. It is the inspiration for a set of armwarmers that integrate delicate lace onto a sturdy structure. These mitts are a little feminine and a little bit practical too, right at home in Plum Creek.

Skill level: This advanced-beginner pattern is knit in the round. The cuff is knit first, then the lace panel. You’ll need to know how to cast on, knit, purl, increase, decrease, bind off, sew, and follow written instructions.

Measurements: Wrist Circumference: 6 7, 8” OR 15 18, 20 cm. Mid-Arm Circumference: 8 9, 10” OR 20 23, 25.5 cm. Length: 7.5” 19 cm.