Evening Frost Mitts by Angela Tong

Evening Frost Mitts

August 2019
Sport (12 wpi) ?
29 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stranded patt.
US 4 - 3.5 mm
274 yards (251 m)
5½ (7, 7½)" hand circumference
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Easily maintain and enjoy a fire pit in the Evening Frost Mitts. These stranded-colorwork fingerless mitts help you stay warm and dexterous at the same time; while your fingers are free to do the work, your palms can enjoy the warmth of the colorwork strands. These mitts are worked in the round from the bottom up.

Difficulty Easy

Yarn Weight 2

Finished Size 5½ (7, 7½)“ hand circumference. Mitts shown measure 7”.

Yarn Cloudborn Fibers Merino Alpaca Sport (80% superwash Merino wool, 20% baby alpaca; 137 yd 125 m/ 1¾ oz 50 g): Garnet Heather (red; MC) and Silver Heather (gray; CC), 1 skein each. Yarn distributed by Bluprint.

Needles Size 4 (3.5 mm): set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); waste yarn for thumb; tapestry needle.

Gauge 29 sts and 32 rnds = 4” in stranded patt.

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  • These mitts are worked in the round from the bottom up.

  • The chart is worked using the stranded method. Always pick up the background color over the pattern color and pick up the pattern color from under the background color; this will prevent tangling. Keep floats loose.

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