Bloomsbury Mitts by Uma Padu

Bloomsbury Mitts

June 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in charted patt on larger needle
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
219 yards (200 m)
6.25 (7, 7.75)" hand circumference and 8.75" (10.5, 11.25)" long
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Ribbing forms herringbones along the length of these unisex mitts. They’re warm enough to wear in a chilly garret, yet sophisticated enough for a stroll down a London street.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 6.25 (7, 7.75)“ hand circumference and 8.75” (10.5, 11.25)” long. Mittens shown measure 7”.

Yarn Manos del Uruguay Gloria (100% merino superwash wool): #G2270 oso pardo, 1 skein. Yarn distributed by Fairmount Fibers.

Needles Sizes 7 (4.5 mm) and 8 (5 mm): set of doublepointed. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers; stitch holder; tapestry needle.

Gauge 24 sts and 25 rnds = 4” in charted patt on larger needles.

Notes These mitts are worked in the round from the cuff up; both mitts are identical and can be worn on either hand.


Size 6.25

RND 33:15 should be a twisted stitch same as RND 17:34