Very Important Villager Mittens by Megan Williams

Very Important Villager Mittens

December 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stranded Color work
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
200 - 250 yards (183 - 229 m)
Adult Small (Adult Medium, Adult Large)
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This pattern is for stranded color work mittens inspired by thanking those people that help make our every day lives better! I firmly believe in the ‘it takes a village’ philosophy, and around the holidays I always want to thank teachers, postal workers, and all the wonderful people who are “Very Important Villagers” in my life.

This pattern is written for 2 identical mittens, worn interchangeably on either hand. So grab 2 of your favorite colors of yarn and knit mittens to celebrate and thank your favorite ‘villager’!

You can also make them a coordinating hat!

Sized to fit hand circumference of 7(8, 9) inches
Finished hand circumference of 8.5 (9.75, 11) inches
Finished Length, cuff to tip 9 (10, 10) inches, with instructions
on how to add length.
Three different hand sizes are provided, but feel free to use a thinner yarn or smaller needles to down-size the mitten, or a thicker yarn or larger needles to upsize the mitten. Repeats are marked, and instructions provided to add optional length to both the hand and/or thumb.

DK-weight yarn (approximately 115 yards per 50 grams ): 115 yards in MC, 115 yards in CC, 230 yards total.

US size 3 (3.25 mm) for ribbing
US size 5 (3.75 mm) for color work

Stranded color work, decreases

This pattern was technically edited and test knit.