Flying Geese Mittens by Kate Gagnon Osborn

Flying Geese Mittens

May 2012
DK (11 wpi) ?
25.5 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in stranded pattern
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
290 yards (265 m)
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The Flying Geese mittens are worked in the round from the bottom up. They begin with a provisionally cast on folded cuff and vikkel braid and then the main portion of the hand is worked in a flying geese and vertical stripe pattern.

When increasing for the thumb, you may elect to work a m1R or m1L depending on the location of the increases.


The Fibre Co. Acadia (60% merino wool, 20% alpaca, 20% silk; 145 yds/50 gm): granite (MC), kelp (CC), 1 skein each.
25.5 sts and 27 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in Flying Geese pattern on larger needles, after blocking.
1 set US 4 (3 mm) DPNs
1 set US 6 (4 mm) DPNs.
Check your gauge and adjust needle size(s) accordingly if necessary.
7.5” hand circumference, 10.25” total length.