Oxidation Mitts by Uma Padu

Oxidation Mitts

March 2019
Sport (12 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in St st on smaller needles.
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1311 yards (1199 m)
8¼" hand circumference and 9" long.
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The Oxidation Mitts are great year-round hand-warmers—wear them outside or inside and keep your hands from freezing! The striking Kutch-style embroidery motif draws its colors from natural elements such as fire. These mitts are worked in the round from the cuff up.

Difficulty Intermediate

Yarn Weight 2

Finished Size 8¼“ hand circumference and 9” long.

Yarn Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts Passion 8 (80% superwash merino wool, 20% nylon; 437 yd 400 m/4 oz 113 g): delicate arch (orange; MC), marigold (yellow; CC1), and plaid (red; CC2), 1 skein each.

Needles Sizes 4 (3.5 mm) and 5 (3.75 mm): set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); removable m; stitch holder; tapestry needle.

Gauge 25 sts and 36 rnds = 4” in St st on smaller needles.

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  • These mitts are worked in the round from the cuff up.

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