Mittens with diamonds by Judith Seland Nilsen

Mittens with diamonds

January 2023
Sport (12 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
in 30 sts x 33 rounds/27 sts x 30 rounds measures 10 x 10 cm in Stranded Knitting
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
191 - 219 yards (175 - 200 m)
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The pattern with diamonds is a play with the pattern in the hand of Christmas Mittens with reindeer. You can knit the mittens for women’s or men’s.

Vottene med diamanter er en lek med mønsteret i hånda på Julevotten med reinsdyr. Vottene kan strikkes til dame eller mann. Oppskriften er på norsk og engelsk.

Yarn suggestions: The mittens are knitted in two colors, one main color (C1) and one pattern color (C2).

Choose yarn and needles that gives you correct gauge and measurements. If you want smaller mittens, you can use thinner needles or yarn. If you want larger mittens, you can choose thicker needles or yarn. If you have a looser gauge than specified in this pattern, you will need more yarn.

Yarn suggestion for women’s mittens: Fingering wool yarn, e.g Finull from Rauma Garn (175 m/50 grams). You will need approx. 50 grams in C1 and 30 grams in C2.

Yarn suggestions for men’s mittens: DK wool yarn, e.g. 3-ply Strikkegarn from Rauma Garn (108m/50 grams). You will need approx. 60 grams in C1 and 40 grams in C2. Feel free to use more colors.

Stitch count: Cuff: 48 stitches. Mittens above the thumb opening: 60 stitches.

Finished measurements:
Cuff length: 7 cm/8 cm
Length from cuff to top: 19 cm/21 cm
Circumference: 20 cm/22 cm
Length from thumb to top: 14 cm/15,5 cm
Thumb: 6,5 cm/7,5 cm