Squadron by Linnea Ornstein


February 2024
both are used in this pattern
yarn held together
+ Fingering
= Sport (12 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in Garter stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
350 - 372 yards (320 - 340 m)
One size, ladies L (adjustable with needle size)
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Squadron is a fun mitten pattern knit sideways. The pattern starts from the outside edge of the hand, works its way to the inner edge where you add a thumb gusset and thumb. followed by the second side of the hand. The provisional cast-on edge and the thumb are grafted using ­kitchener stitch for garter stitch.

For a matching set, pair it with the Interceptor cowl and the Battalion hat.

One size, ladies size M/L.
The sample mittens are ­approximately 20 cm ­circumference x 25.5 cm from cuff to finger tip. For smaller mittens, go down a needle size.


  • 3.5 mm/US4/UK9.5 circular needles 60 cm/24”.
  • Crochet hook, about 4-5 mm/US6-8/UK G-H.
  • 2 stitch markers.
  • 2 pieces of scrap thread, for provisional cast-on.
  • Stitch holder/stitch wire.
  • Darning needle.

Abies Creative, merino + mohair held together

  • Pure Merino 400m/100g

  • Like a Cloud (mohair/silk) 420m/50g BC: Blueberry Mountain (­merino) + Silver (mohair) ~20g of merino used ~10g of mohair used CC: Snö ~20g of merino used ~10g of mohair used https://abiescreative.se/