Poilu by Rebecca Blair
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January 2011
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 2 - 2.75 mm
100 - 150 yards (91 - 137 m)
7.5" circumference above the thumb
This pattern is available for free.

These shaggy, woolly fingerless mitts rely on the qualities of unspun Icelandic wool: after knitting, the fabric gets fulled a little bit, then brushed vigorously with a flick carder, wire brush, or plastic scrub brush to raise a long, furry nap.