Sierra Sun Mittens by Amy Loberg (FiberWild!)

Sierra Sun Mittens

Knitting
July 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
32 stitches = 4 inches
in Stranded Colorwork on US US 2's
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
250 yards (229 m)
Adult Small -7” (Adult Medium – 7 ½”, Adult Large - 8”)
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The Sierra Sun Mittens feature easy colorwork that is great for newbies, and fun for the more experienced colorwork knitter. They are knit from the cuff to the tip and feature classic southwestern sun motifs that are accented with great picot edges. Pair these soft and fun mittens with the Sierra Sun Hat for a cute, coordinated ensemble!

Size: Adult Small -7” (Adult Medium – 7 ½”, Adult Large - 8”)

Yarn Gauge: 26st/4” on US 5 in Stockinette Stitch

Pattern Gauge: In Stranded Colorwork: 32 sts/4” on US 2s, 30 sts/4” on US 3s, 28 sts/4” on US 4s.

Needles: (2) Circular Needles or Double Points or size to obtain gauge.

Small
Cuff: US 1 (2.50mm)
Body: US 2 (2.75mm)

Medium
Cuff: US 2.5 (3.00mm)
Body: US 3 (3.25mm)

Large
Cuff: US 3 (3.25mm)
Body: US 4 (3.50 mm)

Materials: Shown in Classic Elite Fresco (60% Wool / 30% Baby Alpaca / 10% Angora: 164 yards/50g).

Yardage: Approximately 140 yards Main Color (MC) and 80 yards (CC1), 30 yards (CC2) (1 Skeins each color)

Notions: Waste yarn

Skill Level: Intermediate

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Thanks for viewing my pattern … Amy