Scallop Mittens by Julia Marsh

Scallop Mittens

October 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
159 - 164 yards (145 - 150 m)
One size average woman's hand
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Knitted mittens with a generous scallop stitch cuff and contrast colour in DK weight yarn. Knitted flat on straight needles.

Cast on, cast off, knit, purl, slip one stitch, pass a stitch over another stitch, bring working yarn forward, make one stitch, knit 2 stitches together, basic seam sewing.

Stylecraft Bellissima DK weight yarn approximately 130m in main colour (A) and 15m in a contrast colour (B). Cover image shows four pairs of mittens from left to right in main colours, yellow mellow #3925, sugar snap #3926, ash rose #3923, rio rose #3932. All with contrast on the cuff, single cream #3921.

Alternative yarn
Two colours of DK weight yarn, main colour 130m, contrast colour 15m.

x1 pair 4mm (US 6) straight knitting needles

x2 stitch markers or scrap yarn for stitch markers
Scrap yarn for holding thumb gusset stitches
Blunt tapestry needle for sewing and weaving in ends

26cm x 20cm circumference (10ins x 8ins) to fit average adult female hands

Matching “Scallop Scarf” pattern available.