Fab Five Mittens by Sarah Schira

Fab Five Mittens

Knitting
December 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette in the round
US 4 - 3.5 mm
158 - 378 yards (144 - 346 m)
Small, Medium, Large
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Work with five fabulous colours and keep your mind off the grey clouds. Take that, winter! The knits and purls of this easy pattern make a deeply textured fabric.

Skills Used
•knit and purl
•working in the round
•k2tog, ssk
•p2tog, ssp
•kitchener stitch

Sizes
Small (Medium, Large)
To Fit: 6.25 (7.5, 8.75)” / 16 (19, 22) cm palm circumference

Materials
•Yarn: 1 mini skein pack (five 1 oz. / 28 g skeins) Mad Hatter DK, Frabjous Fibers (430 yd. / 391 m per 5 oz. /140 g); colourway shown: Mice in the Tea

•Needles: US 4 / 3.5 mm needles for working in the round (DPNs OR magic loop OR short circular + DPNs), or size needed to get gauge

•Notions: darning needle, scrap yarn, stitch markers

Approximate Yardage
with a 15% buffer
•Colour 1: 30 (60, 78) yd. / 27 (54, 71) m
•Colour 2: 30 (40, 78) yd. / 27 (37, 71) m
•Colour 3: 53 (70, 118) yd. / 48 (64, 107) m
•Colour 4: 30 (40, 52) yd. / 27 (37, 47) m
•Colour 5: 15 (40, 52) yd. / 14 (37, 47) m

Gauge
after light blocking (soaked and laid flat to dry)
24 sts and 34 rounds = 4” / 10 cm stockinette in the round
25 sts and 48 rounds = 4” / 10 cm in Waffle Rib pattern in the round

This pattern has been tech edited and test knit.