Ahto Mittens by Joanna Ignatius

Ahto Mittens

February 2022
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch after blocking
US 5 - 3.75 mm
208 - 230 yards (190 - 210 m)
One size, hand circumference 20 cm/ 8 inches
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Ahto-mittens knitted in the round and have an arched gusset. The mittens have only one size but you can alter the sizing going down or up with needle size or alternatively use thinner or thicker yarn.


One size, hand circumference 20 cm/ 8 inches.


100g of worsted weight yarn, approximately 210 m (230 yds) per 100g. The sample mittens were knitted with Eco Cashmere DK (100% Cashmere of which 50% is recycled; 150 m/ 164 yds per 50 g) used 60 g. Note that Eco Cashmere knits up to worsted wt gauge despite the yardage.


3.75 mm / US 5 circular or double pointed needles or needle size to obtain gauge


22 sts x 36 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4 inches in stockinette stitch after blocking with larger needles


Darning needle, tape measure, markers, cable needle