Quatrefoil Mittens by Stephannie Tallent

Quatrefoil Mittens

32 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
Palm circumference 8”/ 9”, to fit 7.5”/8.5” circumference.
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Quatrefoil motifs are common in decorative iron and metal pieces. Here I’ve created a quatrefoil motif perfect to beginners to stranded knitting; in only one instance (working across the thumb gusset) do you ever carry a strand more than 1”. You can work the mitts in bold contrasting colors, such as the full mittens, or in a more subtle colorway.

Notions: Yarn needle, 3 stitchmarkers, waste yarn or extra circular needle for provisional cast on and to hold thumb stitches
Skills needed: Knitting in the round, stranded knitting, provisional cast on, sewn hem, chart reading.

Thank you to Alexandra Virgiel for tech editing.