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swapity mitts!
End of May Mittens by Mandy Powers
Knitting
Sara
L? see below
Needle and yarn
US 5 - 3.75 mm
Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Worsted Weight
110 yards, 1.76 ounces 1 skein = 110.0 yards (100.6m)
Green
Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Worsted Weight
110 yards, 1.76 ounces 1 skein = 110.0 yards (100.6m)
Brown
Misti Alpaca Lace Solids
437 yards, 1.76 ounces 1 skein = 437.0 yards (399.6m)
Blue
Notes

-- resizing: my hands are 8.5” around the largest part of the palm. i just went up one needle size and they turned out perfectly. the fabric is still lovely and warm.

-- for the “lining”: i knit a full lining using laceweight alpaca. i did a provisional cast on, knit the mitten as written (starting after the “lining” in the pattern) and then picked up stitches from the provisional cast on to knit the lining. just measure the mitten shell and knit a plain mitten using those dimensions. i used the same thumb gusset and finger decreases as written in the pattern. my measurements: 1.5” then begin thumb gusset; finish gusset and put stitches on hold. knit hand to 7.5” total and then begin finger decreases as charted; kitchener when 16st remain. pick up for thumb as written in pattern. knit 1.75” then do decreases as written.

-- another small modification: there are 12st left on the mitten shell after the finger decreases. i decided to kitchener them to leave a little extra room inside.

-- i held the CC dominant.

-- there was plenty of all the yarns leftover.

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Finished
January 6 2010
June 26 2010
 
About this pattern
End of May Mittens
by Mandy Powers
from End of May eBook
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About this yarn
Lace Solids
by Misti Alpaca
Lace / 2 ply
100% Alpaca
437 yards / 50 grams
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About this yarn
Wool of the Andes Worsted Weight
by Knit Picks
Worsted / 10 ply
100% Wool
110 yards / 50 grams
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  • Project created: January 31, 2010
  • Updated: June 27, 2010