Arachnid Mitts

-Annie Watts

-Size 7 1/2" hand circumference and 9 1/2" long

-Yarn Jamieson’s Shetland Spindrift (100% wool; 115 yd [105 m]/25 g):

#524 poppy (MC), 2 skeins

#999 black (CC1), 1 skein

#390 daffodil (CC2), 1 skein

Yarn distributed by Simply Shetland

-Gauge 36 sts and 44 rnds = 4" in charted patt


Size 1 (2.25 mm): set of double-pointed needles (dpn)

Markers (m)

Stitch holder

Tapestry needle

Anansi the Trickster was a favorite story of Annie’s, so she paid homage to the clever spider in these mittens. Stranded colorwork forms the body, while duplicate stitch in a bright yellow adds pop.




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