Russian Flower Mittens by Kristen McLaren

Russian Flower Mittens

February 2017
Light Fingering ?
48 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in Stranded Colorwork
US 1 - 2.25 mm
360 yards (329 m)
Circumference of 7.5-8”
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These mittens were inspired by vintage Russian embroidery. These traditionally shaped mittens feature a modern thumb for added comfort and durability.

You’ll need less than one skein of each color to finish this project.
White - 170 yards / 156 meters
Black - 100 yards / 92 meters
Red - 90 yards / 83 meters

I would suggest knitting this project inside out, which helps keep the tension more even with three colors in each round. Knit this in the suggested colors for a classic look or mix it up with your own colors for a fun twist.

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