Wriggle Mitts by Janelle Martin

Wriggle Mitts

May 2019
both are used in this pattern
yarn held together
+ Lace
= DK (11 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 37 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch in both yarns held together
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
175 yards (160 m)
Small (Large)
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These mittens were designed for Shall We Knit?’s retreat in January 2019, using the featured yarn that attendees received in their goodie bag. Lynne Sosnowski and I were challenged to each design new patterns using Shibui Knits. I created these mittens and Lynne designed Portable Hole.

Skills Required:

  • Working increases and decreases
  • Working with Charts
  • Working with two strands of yarn held together
  • Blocking

Sizes Available: One size
Finished Size (blocked): 11.5”/29.25 cm wide by 32.25”/82 cm long

Other Tools:

  • Stitch markers (2)
  • Scrap yarn or stitch holder
  • Tapestry needle

Yarn: 175 yards/160 meters of alpaca/wool yarn that knits up to 7 sts/inch on US#4/3.5 mm needles or 175 yards/320 meters each of a DK and a lace weight mohair/silk yarn held together.

Shown In:
Shibui Knits ‘Maai’, (175 yards/160 meters; 70% alpaca, 30% wool; 1.76 oz/50 grams per skein). 1 skein in 2004 Ivory.

Riverside Studios ‘Kidsilk’, (331 yards/302 meters; 60% kid mohair, 40% silk; 0.88 oz/25 grams per skein). 1 skein of Blaze (half a skein used)

Cuff, Rnd 3 should read: (P1, yo, ssk, p1, k2tog, yo) 7(8) times