Delta Mitts by Ella Austin

Delta Mitts

Knitting
March 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stranded colourwork using larger needles, after washing and blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
To fit hand circumference: 15-20cm [6-8in] 
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Knit with long contrast coloured cuffs and a simple striped thumb gusset. Delta Mitts are comfortable, cosy and quick to knit.

Size
To fit hand circumference: 15-20cm 6-8in 
Actual mitt circumference: 16.5cm 6½in 
Length from cuff to finger opening: 19.5cm 7¾in 

Skills
Casting on, knit, purl, increasing, stranded colourwork, chart reading, working in the round, casting off, picking up sts

Gauge
24 sts and 26 rows to 10cm 4in over stranded colourwork using larger needles, after washing and blocking

Yarn
The Island Wool Company Navia Duo 4ply (80% Faroese wool and 20% English lambswool; 180m 195yds per 50g ball)
Yarn A: Curry (N236) 1 x 50g ball
Yarn B: Light Grey (N22) 1 x 50g ball
Yarn C: Charcoal Grey (N24) 1 x 50g ball
These yarn quantities should be sufficient to make both the mitts and the hat.

Needles and Accessories
Always use needle size needed to get correct gauge
DPNs can be replaced with your preferred method for knitting small circumferences in the round.
3.5mm US 4/UK 9-10 DPNs
3.25mm US 3/UK 10 DPNs
Two stitch markers
Waste yarn for holding stitches