Nicki’s Winter Mittens by Kathy Augustine

Nicki’s Winter Mittens

Knitting
August 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 4 - 3.5 mm
185 - 201 yards (169 - 184 m)
7 inches (17.8 cm) long and 5½ inches (14.0 cm) hand circumference
Flag of English English
This pattern is available from shop.longthreadmedia.com for $7.99.

Young and adventurous fans of Jan Brett’s timeless and enchanting book The Mitten will love Kathy Augustine’s sweet version of the mittens Nicki’s Baba knits for him in the book. Knit them with the colorful embroidery based on the design featured on the back cover of The Mitten, or without. (Interweave)

Materials

  • Kraemer Natural Skeins, 100% merino wool blend yarn, worsted weight, 185 yards (169.2 m)/100 gram (3.5 oz) skein, 1 skein of #Y3002 David
  • Brown Sheep Waverly Wool, 100% Persian wool yarn, 3-ply, 8 yards (7.3 m)/6 gram (0.2 oz) hank, 1 hank each of #W2052 Red and #W5031 Green
  • Needles, double pointed size 4 (3.5 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Markers
  • Waste yarn or stitch holder
  • Tapestry needle

Finished size: 7 inches (17.8 cm) long and 5½ inches (14.0 cm) hand circumference

Gauge: 25 sts and 33 rows = 4 inches (10.2 cm) in St st