Dinkel Mittens by Simone Bechtold

Dinkel Mittens

December 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
36 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Twisted ribbing (k1tbl, p1) worked in the round
US 3 - 3.25 mm
109 - 131 yards (100 - 120 m)
Onesize (twisted ribbing is very stretchy)
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This pattern is also available as part of a kit containing a skein of the original yarn (Tulliver Yarn Blueface/Masham DK, enough for one pair, free choice of colour) and the pattern: https://www.tulliver.de/yarn-shop/dinkel-mittens-kit/


Some yarns, especially rustic, breed-specific ones, have so much character and personality, you don‘t want to overpower them with a fancy pattern. Both yarn and pattern will fight for your attention and you won‘t be able to appreciate either of them fully. But give those yarns some space and listen to what they want to become, and they will bloom and reward you with easy handling and a beautiful texture.
Dinkel does exactly that. The twisted ribbing sets the perfect scene for a yarn to show its best characteristics. The lace motif on the back of the hand breaks with the strict lines and adds another subtle layer of interest.

Onesize (the twisted ribbing is very stretchy)

Tulliver Yarn Bluefaced/Masham DK (100 % wool; 50 g, 120 m / 2 oz, 131 yds), about 110 m / 120 yds
Woollentwine Fibrestudio BFL Masham DK uses the same yarn base and can be substituted without any additional changes.

Gauge and Needles
36 sts x 32 rows = 10 x 10 cm (4 x 4 in) in twisted ribbing worked in the round, unstretched, after washing.

3.00 mm (US 3) or size to obtain gauge

The pattern uses written instructions combined with charts. You need to be able to read charts to work with this pattern.