Moose Mittens by Kate Atherley

Moose Mittens

Knitting
January 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch on larger needles in charted pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
218 yards (199 m)
7½ (8, 8½, 9, 9½, 10)" hand circumference
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Kate Atherley paired two colors of Ístex Léttlopi with a moose chart for these cozy mittens! You only need one ball of each color to make a pair, regardless of which mitten size (and there are six sizes to choose from).

Pattern is charted.

sizes
Directions are for Teen (Size 1).
Changes for sizes Adult XS (Size 2), Adult S (Size 3), Adult M (Size 4), Adult L (Size 5), and Adult XL (Size 6) are in parentheses.

finished measurements
Hand circumference—7½ (8, 8½, 9, 9½, 10)“
Hand length—8 (8, 8, 9, 9, 9)”
(not including cuff )
Note: Choose a size with a circumference about ½“ to 2” larger than your actual hand circumference.
The mitts should have a little space in them to trap warm air.

yarn
ÍSTEX LÉTTLOPI (50 grs): 1 ball each #0867 Chocolate Heather (MC) and #9431 Brick Heather (CC)

needles and notions
Sizes 6 (4.0 mm) and 8 (5.0 mm) needles for small circumference in the round: dpns, 2 short circulars or 1 long circular
3 st markers (1 of a different color for beg-of-rnd)
Waste yarn to hold sts
Tapestry needle

gauge
20 sts and 24 rounds = 4” in St st over charts with larger needle(s)
To save time, take time to check gauge