Urban Aran Mitts by Robbie Laughlin
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Urban Aran Mitts

Knitting
November 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
115 - 160 yards (105 - 146 m)
7¾ (8½, 9¼)” / 19.5 (21.5, 23.5) cm circumference x 8¼” / 21 cm long
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The Urban Aran Mitts are quick and easy to make. The cable that travels on the bias eats away at the seed stitch texture, to reveal simple stockinette stitch. They are designed to fit loosely, so that they can be worn over thin gloves during colder months, or alone during warmer months.

Finished Measurements
7.75 (8.5, 9)” / 19.5 (21.5, 23.5) cm circumference x 8.25” / 21 cm long

Yarn
1 (1, 2) skeins of Julie Asselin Nurtured (100% wool; 130 yd / 119 m per 60 g) or 115 (130, 160) yd of worsted weight yarn
Samples shown in Julie Asselin Nurtured in Compass and Irma

Needles
4.0mm (US6) and 4.5mm (US7) double pointed needles, or long circular for magic loop
Or use a needle size to obtain gauge after blocking

Notions
Two Stitch markers, cable needle, stitch holder or waste yarn

Gauge
22 sts and 28 rnds = 4” / 10 cm in St st using larger needles after blocking

Notes
These gloves look best in a solid, heather, or tweed yarn - choose a medium to light colour to show off all the different textures! They are designed to be a bit slouchy, choose the size that best matches your hand, or provides 0.5” / 1.25cm of positive ease.

The right and left mitts use different charts to create a mirrored effect.

Errata Available if you purchased the print edition of RIB Magazine, Volume 1