Songbird Mittens by Erica Heusser

Songbird Mittens

September 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
10 stitches and 10 rows = 1 inch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
300 - 320 yards (274 - 293 m)
Women's medium
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This nature-inspired pattern is recommended for intermediate-level knitters who have experience with stranding and working from charts.

Size: Women’s medium
Yarn: Fingering or sock weight yarn in two contrasting colors. The mittens require approximately 160 yards of each
Needles: US size 2 (2.75mm) or size needed to obtain gauge - You may use DPNs or a circular needle if using Magic Loop method
Gauge: 10 stitches and 10 rows = 1”
Notions: Waste yarn, darning needle, stitch marker (optional)
Finished measurements: Approximately 10” in length and 8” circumference around the fingers

The following skills are required:
• Long-tail cast-on
• Knitting in the round using DPNs or the Magic Loop method
• Two-color stranding
• Basic increases (make one stitch)
• Basic decreases (K2tog, SSK)
• Backward loop cast-on
• Picking up stitches