Age of Winter mitts by Katy H. Carroll

Age of Winter mitts

November 2017
Aran (8 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
130 - 180 yards (119 - 165 m)
small/medium and large
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Relive the magic of Narnia with this lusciously cabled hat and mitt set designed by Katy Carroll especially for Little Skein.

The Age of Winter mitts (and hat) recall the candle flame of the old-fashioned lamppost where young Lucy Pevensie first encounters the faun, Mr. Tumnus, in the land of Narnia. Despite the bitter chill, the lamppost burns without fuel through day and night, providing illumination in the endless winter.

The mitt’s lantern flame motif is composed of intertwining cables that look far more complex than they are to knit, making this a beautiful gift for a loved one or for yourself.

Small/medium: 6½ inch palm circumference (unstretched) to fit palm sizes 7 to 8 inches
Large: 7 inch palm circumference (unstretched) to fit palm sizes 8 to 8½ inches

Skills needed: Ideal for an intermediate knitter or a somewhat experienced beginner. To knit The Age of Winter, you will need to be able to:

  • knit and purl

  • knit in the round

  • cable stitches

  • increase and decrease stitches

  • read a chart or follow written directions