Rose Hip Mitts by Jenny Williams

Rose Hip Mitts

Knitting
September 2018
both are used in this pattern
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 42 rows = 4 inches
in St st on smaller needles
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1837 yards (1680 m)
6.25 (6.75, 7.75)” hand circumference and 7.5 (7.75, 8.5)” long
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Small colorwork projects are the perfect way to play with color. The Rose Hip Mitts are about experimenting with rich colors—the dark background color makes other dark colors whisper, medium colors sing, and light colors pop!

DESIGNER Jenny Williams

DIFFICULTY Easy

FINISHED SIZE 6.25 (6.75, 7.75)” hand circumference and 7.5 (7.75, 8.5)” long. Mitts shown measure 6.75”.

YARN Knit Picks Gloss Fingering (70% merino wool, 30% silk; 220 yd / 1.75 oz): #27018 navy (MC), 1 skein. Knit Picks Palette (100% Peruvian highland wool; 231 yd / 1.75 oz): #25551 rooibos heather (brown; A), #24003 salsa heather (red-orange; B), #24556 rose hip (salmon; C), #24560 almond (tan; D), #24007 tidepool heather (blue-green; E), #26048 seafaring (teal; F), and #25537 aurora heather (dark green; G), 1 skein each.

NEEDLES Sizes 2.5 (3 mm) and 3 (3.25 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

NOTIONS Markers; stitch holder; tapestry needle.

GAUGE 30 sts and 42 rnds = 4″ in St st on smaller needles.

NOTES These mitts are worked in the round from the cuff up, with a stranded colorwork band at the wrist.