Quandary Peak Mittens by Sunne Meyer

Quandary Peak Mittens

October 2012
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch on smaller needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
400 yards (366 m)
One size
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The finished mittens measure 4” x 10.5” and fit an average womans hand. The size can be adjusted by going up a needle size for larger mittens or down a needle for a smaller size.

These mittens are made with Fancy Tiger Crafts’ Heirloom Romney, a US raised, milled & dyed yarn from a unique heritage long-wool breed. Lustrous and hardworking, this wool makes great mittens that will hold up to years & years of wear, while always looking as good as the day they came off your needles. This yarn is available at Fancy Tiger Crafts and online at fancytiger.etsy.com

You will need one skein each of two different colors of worsted or aran weight yarn.

Yarn Requirements:
Fancy Tiger Crafts’ Heirloom Romney Yarn 200yds/4oz, 1 skein each of Natural (MC) and Hyssop (CC) (or two colors of a hearty worsted or aran weight wool)

Needles & Such:
Size US 6 (4.0mm) DPNs
Size US 7 (4.5mm) DPNs
smaller size DPN or circular to pick up cast on row
2 stitch markers
Tapestry needle

24 sts & 28 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch on smaller needles