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These mittens will keep your hands warm and toasty all winter long. Blacker Yarns Gotland DK has a beautiful halo after blocking which traps warm air to make the mittens extra snug.


The horizontal ribbed cuff for Azurite is worked flat from a provisional cast on. Ends are joined with a 3 needle bind off. Stitches are picked up along one edge of the cuff and the rest of the mitten is worked in the round with a gusset for the thumb. The stranded colourwork section is charted, but may simply be omitted if a simpler mitten is preferred.


FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 
Length: 28 cm / 11 inches


Circumference: 19 cm / 7.5 inches

Yarn Thickness for Pattern Double Knitting
Garment Type Mitts & Gloves

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These mittens will keep your hands warm and toasty all winter long. Blacker Yarns Gotland DK has a beautiful halo after blocking which traps warm air to make the mittens extra snug.

The horizontal ribbed cuff for Azurite is worked flat from a provisional cast on. Ends are joined with a 3 needle bind off. Stitches are picked up along one edge of the cuff and the rest of the mitten is worked in the round with a gusset for the thumb. The stranded colourwork section is charted, but may simply be omitted if a simpler mitten is preferred.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 
Length: 28 cm / 11 inches

Circumference: 19 cm / 7.5 inches

YARN 
Blacker Yarns Gotland, DK (100% wool, 110 metres / 119 yards per 50g)

MC: Shower; 1 ball 
CC A: Mist; 1 ball 
CC B: Lightning; 1 ball

DIFFICULTY 
Four out of Five

Techniques include: Crochet Provisional Cast On, Three Needle Bind Off, picking up stitches, knitting in the round, increasing and decreasing, stranded colourwork, Kitchener Stitch

NEEDLES AND NOTIONS 
3.75mm (US 5, UK 9) DPNs or long circular needle for Magic Loop Technique

If using Magic Loop, one additional needle to work Three Needle Bind Off

3 stitch markers 
Smooth waste yarn 
Darning needle

GAUGE 
21 sts and 30 rows to 10 cm / 4 inches measured over Stocking Stitch

Always use a needle size which results in the correct gauge after blocking

Issued: August, 2017

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