Stuffed Mittens (C,W,M) by TECHknitter

Stuffed Mittens (C,W,M)

August 2012
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in crocodile skin pattern
US 8 - 5.0 mm
children's small, children's large, women's, mens
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This pattern is available in print for $6.50.

Interweave Knits on-line store has made these mittens available as a down-loadable stand-alone pattern, link above. The price is set by Interweave, and fluctuates.

These overstuffed mitts are loosely knit in worsted weight, then stuffed a whole new way: Contrasting color tufts of bulky yarn are cut to length, then firmly fastened to the fabric using a hook (latch or crochet). The right side of second picture down shows mittens inside-out with the tufts showing, the third picture down shows a man’s mitten laid next to a child’s, the fourth picture down shows a women’s pair before and after stuffing.

  • For KIDS, these would be good for a snowball fight or sledding

  • For ADULTS, these would be good to keep in the car, for when you need to scrape the windshield or pump gas in the cold--a thoughtful gift for a cold-weather driver