Mrs. Lear's Mitts by Julia Temiseva

Mrs. Lear's Mitts

March 2015
Fyberspates Scrumptious DK
DK (11 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch (DK version)
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 1 - 2.25 mm
100 - 160 yards (91 - 146 m)
One size (adjustable); finished circumference at knuckles: 7" / 18cm unstretched
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These mitts have feminine picot edges and snug cabled cuffs. The hand is worked in stockinette stitch, creating a simple yet elegant feel, letting all of the attention be focused on the cuff details. The thumb gusset can be modified for a customized fit.

Instructions provided for both DK- and lace-weight versions.

Gauge (lace weight version): 34 sts and 48 rnds = 4”/10cm in stockinette stitch

Fyberspates Scrumptious DK (55% merino, 45% silk; 241 yds / 220m per 100g skein); color: Cherry #100; 1 skein
Note: Only about 100 yds are needed for a DK weight pair.

Natural Dye Studio Angel 2-ply (70% alpaca, 20% silk, 10% cashmere; 874 yds/ 800m per 100g skein); color: Ophelia; 1 skein
Note: Only about 160 yds are needed for a laceweight pair.
Unfortunately, Natural Dye Studio Angel has been discontinued, but Jewel by The Yarn Gallery would make an excellent substitute.