Blue Skies Mittens by Sara Delaney
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Blue Skies Mittens

Knitting
October 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch in the round with the yarn doubled
US 5 - 3.75 mm
395 - 400 yards (361 - 366 m)
8” around x 13.5” long, one size fits most
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These scrumptious textured mittens have a seed stitch pattern on the back of the hand with smooth stockinette on the palm. A long, loosely knit cuff makes these great for crunching up around your wrist, tucking inside your sleeves or folding back, and the double thick knit hands and thumbs keep your digits toasty warm.

Finished size:
8” around x 13.5” long, one size fits most

Yarn:
1 skein Zen Yarn Garden Serenity 20 color Tranquility, 100g/400yds
suggested alternate yarns:
Dream in Color Jilly with Cashmere
Anzula Squishy
Madelinetosh 80/10/10 Fingering

Needles:
US size 5 (3.75mm) dpns, or size necessary for gauge

Gauge:
22sts and 36 rnds over 4 inches, in stockinette st in the round with the yarn doubled

Note: The cuff of these mittens is made with a single strand of yarn while the hand and thumb are worked with the yarn held double. Wind a center pull ball for this project and work with the yarn from the center and the outside for the double stranded sections.