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Baby Alpaca Mittens
Basic Mitten Pattern by Ann Budd
women's medium
Needles & yarn
US 5 - 3.75 mm
143 yards = 1 skein
Cascade Yarns Baby Alpaca Chunky
0.33 skeins = 35.6 yards (32.6 meters), 33 grams
Creative Hands in Belmont, California
Cascade Yarns Baby Alpaca Chunky
1 skein = 108.0 yards (98.8 meters), 100 grams
Creative Hands in Belmont, California

My first attempt didn’t work because I was between gauges, and because I attempted to be clever when picking up stitches for the thumb, and because my idea of striping turquoise and gray just made the mitten look dirty. I frogged and restarted with smaller needles (now getting a solid 5 spi) and made turquoise mittens with gray cuffs. My mom loves them!

The pattern is good except that it leaves a huge gap at the base of the thumb that you have to sew up.

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December 2007
December 2007
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by Cascade Yarns
100% Alpaca
108 yards / 100 grams
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  • Project created: December 13, 2007
  • Updated: December 29, 2007