February Mitten by Meghan Kelly

February Mitten

Knitting
February 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
656 yards (600 m)
11” (28 cm) length, 9” (22.75 cm) circumference.
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SPECIFICATIONS
YARN:
The Fibre Co. Cumbria Fingering (60% merino wool, 30% masham wool, 10% mohair; 328 yds/100 gm skein): grizedale forest (MC), helvellyn (CC), 1 skein each.
GAUGE:
28 sts + 32 rnds = 4” (10 cm) on larger needles in St st, after blocking.
26 sts + 42 rnds = 4” (10 cm) on larger needles in Lace Patt, after blocking.
NEEDLES:
1 - set US 1 (2.25 mm) DPNs.
1 - set US 2 (2.75 mm) DPNs.
NOTIONS: Tapestry needle, locking stitch marker, 2 yds smooth waste yarn of comparable gauge.
SIZE: 11” (28 cm) length, 9” (22.75 cm) circumference.
SKILLS: Working lace from charts.

USEFUL TIPS
• For a tutorial on working from charts, visit our Charts Series here.
• For a tutorial on picking up stitches from waste yarn to work the mitten thumb, visit our tips and tricks here.
• For a tutorial on picking up stitches from the cuff to work the lining, visit our tips and tricks here.
• For a tutorial on working the double decrease at the beginning of the round, visit our tips and tricks here.

NOTE:The pattern has been updated to say “Use larger DPNs and MC” for the outer mitten on both hands.