Candlelight Mittens by Meghan Jones

Candlelight Mittens

Knitting
September 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in charted patt
US 2 - 2.75 mm
575 yards (526 m)
8.25 (9.5)” hand circumference and 9.5 (10.75)” long from cuff to tip of hand
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Wear the Candlelight Mittens on a snowy winter walk that ends with the glow of candles in the window beckoning you home. The bright and welcoming glow of these mittens reflects the inviting warmth of this traditional winter symbol of hospitality and home.

DESIGNER Meghan Jones

DIFFICULTY Intermediate

FINISHED SIZE 8.25 (9.5)” hand circumference and 9.5 (10.75)” long from cuff to tip of hand. Mittens shown measure 8.25”.

YARN Jamieson’s Shetland Spindrift (100% pure shetland wool; 115 yd / 7/8 oz): #820 bottle (dark green; A), #320 steel (gray; B), #126 charcoal (black; C), #410 cornfield (gold; D), and #1160 scotch broom (yellow; E), 1 ball each. Yarn distributed by Simply Shetland.

NEEDLES Size 2 (2.75 mm): set of double-pointed. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

NOTIONS Markers; removable marker; waste yarn; tapestry needle.

GAUGE 23 sts and 34 rnds = 4″ in charted patt.

NOTES These mittens are worked in the round from the cuff up with a waste-yarn thumb.