The Misses Musgrove Mitts by Diane Trap

The Misses Musgrove Mitts

April 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
440 - 462 yards (402 - 422 m)
One size: hand will fit up to 8" / 20.5cm around knuckles.
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This pattern is available from for $6.00.

Knit a secret, an initial, or a symbol in the palm of these mitts that can touched to the heart with a sigh. They are simpler than they look, perfect for giggling girls to work by candlelight. (Inspired by Jane Austen’s Persuasion.)

Long mitts (shown in white)
Knit Picks Gloss Fingering (70% merino wool, 30% silk; 440yds / 402m per 100g skein, 14 wpi), Bare; 1 skein

Short mitts (shown in red)
Knit Picks Stroll Tonal (75% superwash merino wool, 25% nylon; 462 yds / 422m per 100g hank, 14 wpi), Gypsy; 1 skein

1 set US #5 / 3.75mm double-point needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
1 US #5 / 3.75mm circular needle, 9” long (optional; use only if you like working with very short circulars)

7 stitch markers
Yarn needle
Narrow satin ribbon (optional)