Winter Twilight Mitts

Designer: Laura Rintala
Published: July 25, 2008

Skill Level: Intermediate Intermediate

Colorwork trees worked in a fine gauge make light-as-air mitts perfect for warming cold hands on winter days—be it all dressed up at work or just to cozy up while knitting at home.

Finished Size: 6" hand circumference and 9" long.

Yarn: Jade Sapphire Mongolian Cashmere 2-ply (100% cashmere: 400 yd [366 m]/55 g): #30 la nuit (black; MC) and #015 smokey mountain (purple multi; CC), 1 skein each.

Needles: Size 1½ (2.5 mm): set of 5 doublepointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge

Notions: Tapestry needle; stitch holder; markers (m).

Gauge: 36 sts and 47 rnds = 4" in stranded colorwork.

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