Cozy in the Mountains Mittens by Snickerdoodle Knits

Cozy in the Mountains Mittens

December 2020
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 14 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette in the round
US 11 - 8.0 mm
7.5 mm
70 - 145 yards (64 - 133 m)
Adult S (M, L, XL)
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The Cozy in the Mountains Mittens is one of two patterns in the “Next Door Neighbors” Collection, a collection of super bulky weight patterns inspired by my home state’s neighbors in Canada.

10% of pattern sale profits Dec 8, 2020 - Jan 8, 2021 will go to Hands Up Canada​ to help the homeless in Canada.

Main Features

  • very quick and fun knit

  • simple design with a mountain range of cables running along the outer edge of each hand

  • includes 4 adult sizes

  • worked in the round using super bulky yarn

  • includes linked video tutorials for the techniques used within the pattern

  • includes written and charted instructions that have been test knit and professionally tech edited

  • includes a blog post with alternate yarn and color recommendations

A fun, simple pattern, the Cozy in the Mountains Mittens are thick, warm, and cozy. The design is minimalistic with a touch of interest using a large off-centered cable on the back of each hand. The knit is very quick and enjoyable, making it a perfect gift knit.

The pattern is worked cuff up in the round and includes instructions for adjusting the mitten length if desired. Learn more about the design inspiration, knitting experience, and wearing experience here.

The pattern includes one PDF file with both the written and charted instructions, but the instructions are kept separate, so you can print only what you’ll need!

Adult S (M, L, XL)
Mitt Circumference: 6.5 (7.5, 8.5, 9.5) in / 16.5 (19, 21.5, 24) cm
Total Mitt Length: 8.75 (10, 11.5, 12.5) in / 23 (26, 30, 32) cm

The sample shown is the Adult M size.

Note that the length dimension given is the total mitt length. The cuff length of 2.25 (2.5, 2.75, 3.25) in / 5.5 (6.5, 7, 8) cm is included in the total mitt length. The sizing Adult S (M, L, XL) corresponds to Women’s XS (Women’s M, Women’s XL/Men’s M, Men’s XL).

72 (93, 119, 143) yds / 66 (85, 109, 131) m; 131 (170, 216, 260) grams super bulky weight yarn

Designed using Leo & Roxy Yarn Co super bulky weight yarn, shown in Monet. Note that this super bulky weight yarn is thicker than some.

This design was created as a collaboration with Leo & Roxy Yarn Co. If you have the means, I highly recommend checking out their amazing colorway options! Find color recommendations and alternate yarn suggestions here.

8 stitches, 14 rounds = 4” / 10 cm stockinette stitch in the round

8.0 mm (US size 11) – or size needed to obtain gauge – 16” / 40 cm (or longer) circular needles for magic loop OR double-pointed needles OR 9” / 23 cm circular needles
7.5 mm (US size 10.5) – or one size smaller than needle used to get gauge – 16” / 40 cm (or longer) circular needles for magic loop OR double-pointed needles OR 9” / 23 cm circular needles
Cable needle
Darning needle
Stitch holder or waste yarn
2 stitch markers

The techniques used in the Cozy in the Mountains Mittens pattern are relatively simple: the majority of the knitting is knits and purls. The pattern also includes knitting stitches together, increases, and cables. The pattern is written for an adventurous beginner knitter wanting to learn how to make mittens or interested in practicing cables in the round.

All of my patterns include clear, step-by-step instructions and linked video technique tutorials that walk you through the pattern with confidence. I am also available for pattern support if you have questions.

I would like to extend a huge thank you to all of my test knitters and my tech editor for this pattern, Joanna Fromstein.

Please do not copy, share, or distribute this pattern, as this pattern design is property of Snickerdoodle Knits. You are welcome to sell the knits that you make using this pattern, but I do ask that you provide credit to Snickerdoodle Knits for the pattern and that you link my pattern on Ravelry when you are selling online. Thank you so much for understanding and for your support!

I am happy to help with any questions or concerns that you may have regarding the pattern. My contact information is included in the pattern.

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