Sprig Mittens by Elli Stubenrauch

Sprig Mittens

October 2010
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
17.5 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in stranded colorwork in stockinette stitch on size 9/5.5mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
Woman's Medium (see measurements below)
This pattern is available for $6.00 USD
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Bulky yarn makes these colorwork mittens a fun and quick knit!

Knitted Measurements:
Palm circumference: 8.25”/21cm
Length, base of palm to top of mitten: 7.75”/19.5cm
Total length, including cuff: 10.75”/27.5cm

Sample Mittens Knitted in:

Blue and Tan: Araucanía Azapa (30% alpaca/45% merino/15% silk/10% donegal; approx 3.5oz/100g; 197yd/180m):
(A) 1 skein Tan (#802)
(B) 1 skein Cadet Blue (#811)

Gray and Red: Knit Picks Swish™ Bulky (100% superwash merino; approx 3.5oz/100g; 137yd/125m):
(A) 1 skein Saffron (#25132)
(B) 1 skein Silver (#25135)

Note on yarn quantities: both pairs of sample mittens used approximately 45-50g of (A) and 50-55g of (B). However, it is possible that other yarns (or your particular knitting style) may require more. When in doubt, purchase an extra skein!