Arctic Sky Mittens by Lisa K. Ross

Arctic Sky Mittens

December 2019
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 19 rows = 4 inches
in stranded colorwork
US 9 - 5.5 mm
120 - 180 yards (110 - 165 m)
Adult S (M, L)
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These bulky weight mittens fly off the needles to create a thick, cozy accessory that pairs with the matching Arctic Sky hat to keep you warm all winter long! This pair of patterns was inspired by the Northern Lights-- one of the world’s most spectacular natural phenomena. These bright dancing lights occur in the night sky near the earth’s magnetic poles as electrically charge particles from the sun enter the earth’s atmosphere and create a stunning display of color. Destination Yarn created a colorway inspired by this luminosity, which is paired with white colorwork speckles of stars in this design to create your very own Arctic Sky.

Adult S (M, L)
Palm Circumference: 6.75 (7.5, 8.25)”/ 17 (19, 21)cm to be worn with 0-1”/ 0-2.5cm positive ease

Destination Yarn WARDROBE TRUNK (100% Merino; 106 yards / 100g):
Main Color: 1 (1, 2) skeins or approx. 95 (105, 115) yds/ 87 (96, 105)m
Contrast Color: 1 skein or approx. 45 (55, 65)yds/ 41 (50, 60)m

Sample shown in ‘Northern Lights’ (MC) and ‘Snow’ (CC)

US 9 (5.5mm), or as required to meet gauge: 16” (40cm) circular and DPNs

16 sts and 19 rounds = 4”/10cm in stranded colorwork

2 stitch markers, tapestry needle


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