Gretel's Mittens

Allison Haas

Twisted stitches sharply define a sophisticated herringbone texture while bobbles act as faux buttons. Mittens are knit top down using the magic loop method.

Finished Size 8" hand circumference and 10¼" long.

Yarn Lorna's Laces Shepherd Worsted (100% superwash merino wool; 225 yd [206 m]/4 oz [113 g]): harvest, 1 skein.

Needles Size 5 (3.75 mm): 32" circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker (m); cable needle (cn); tapestry needle; contrasting waste yarn.

Gauge 32 sts and 32 rows = 4" in chart patt (rep Rows 17-24, ignoring thumb placement).


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