Transposed Mittens by Triona Murphy
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Transposed Mittens

Knitting
February 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
27 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Colorwork pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
70 - 130 yards (64 - 119 m)
Circumference: 5.25 (6, 6.5)" or 13.5 [15, 16.5] cm
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These mittens knit up in a flash and are a great way to use leftover yarn scraps. They’re thumbless in the baby size and include a thumb in the larger sizes.

For a similar look to the pictures, choose a solid, neutral yarn for the main color and a highly variegated yarn for the contrasting color.

SIZES
Baby (Toddler, Child). Shown in Baby size (thumbless) and Child size (with thumb).

Circumference: 5.25 (6, 6.5)” or 13.5 [15, 16.5] cm

Length from cuff to top: 5 (5.5, 6.5)” or 12.5 [14, 16.5] cm

MATERIALS NEEDED
Yarn:
Malabrigo Yarn Rios (100% merino; 210yds/192m per 100g skein): 1 skein in Natural for Color A, 1 skein in Fresco y Seco for Color B

Recommended needles (make sure to check gauge and change sizes if needed):
US #5 [3.75 mm] double-pointed needles, set of 4 or 5 (or preferred type of needles for small diameter knitting in the round)
US #6 [4.0 mm] double-pointed needles, set of 4 or 5 (or preferred type of needles for small diameter knitting in the round)

Notions:
3 stitch markers, yarn needle, waste yarn

GAUGE
27 sts/ 30 rows = 4 in/10 cm in Colorwork Chevrons pattern on larger needles