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Crème mittens are knitted from the wrist to the fingers without seams. They are knit in the round with mini circular needles, DPN’s or the magic loop technique. Both mittens are knitted identically.

Patterns presents two models of ribs that are interchangeable from one mitt to another and are reversible.

 

This is the perfect project to use up your sweetest and warmest leftovers.

The different sizes offered make it possible to knit this pattern for the whole family, from children to adults, dad, aunt, grandpa, the nice coworker or the nephew who has gone abroad.

 

Directions are given for knitting a pair of mittens in two different gauges.

 

LEVEL: Beginner 1/3

 

SIZES: 5.5 (6.25 - 6.75) (7.25 - 8) (8.5 - 9) inch / 14 (16 - 17) (18.5 - 20) (21.5 - 23) cm in final circumferences with a gauge of 28 sts.

6 (6.5 - 7) 8 (8.5 - 9) inch / 15 (16.5 - 18) 20 (21.5 - 23) cm in final circumferences with a gauge of 24 sts.

To choose your size, measure around the palm of your hand.

Model 1 (3/1 rib) is knitted with a gauge of 28 sts for a size of 16 cm.

Model 2 (2/2 rib) is knitted with a gauge of 24 sts for a size of 18 cm.

 

GAUGE: 28 sts x 36 rows for 4x4 in or 10 x 10 cm in St st with 3 mm/US 2.524 sts x 32 rows for 4x4 in or 10 x 10 cm in St st with 3.5 mm/US 4

 

YARN: mittens are knitted with two weight yarn held together.

Lace and fingering weight: approx 80 (90 - 95) (105 - 100) (120 - 125) yards / 70 (80 - 85) (95 - 100) (110 - 115) m of each yarn. They can also be replaced by one strand of a Sport weight yarn.

Lace and sport weight yarn: approx 115 (125 - 140) 155 (165 - 175) yards / 105 (115 - 125) 140 (150 - 160) m of each yarn. They can also be replaced by one strand of a DK weight yarn.

 

NOTIONS: circular needles (80 cm for the magic loop technique or minis for knitting in the round) or DPN’s sizes 3 mm/US 2.5 or 3.5 mm/US 4, yarns, pins or cable to put the stitches on hold, tapestry needle, 3 stitch marker.

 

NOTES: model 1 is knitted in MSW (100% superwash merino – 400 m = 100 g) of Yarn By Simone and several remnants of silk mohair.Model 2 is knitted in SAM (50% suri alpaca, 50% merino – 300 m = 100 g) of Yarn By Simone and several remnants of silk mohair.

 

TECHNIQUES:

- cast-on / bind-off

- increases

- knit and purl

 

Pattern is pdf downloadable : once the order has been confirmed, a download link will be sent to you by e-mail.

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