Latvian Braid Mitts

Traditional Latvian braids are given a modern twist in these fingerless mitts. Worked side-to-side with short-rows and then seamed, these gauntlets are a quick knit!

Designer Zoë Scheffy
Finished Size 6 (7, 7¾)" hand circumference, 7¾ (9, 10¼)" forearm circumference, and 12" long. Gloves shown in medium size.
Yarn The Alpaca Yarn Company Astral (50% Tencel, 30% alpaca, 20% wool; 197 yd [180 m]/100 g): #8477 chamaeleon (gray; MC), #8641 pavo (blue; A), and #8778 virgo (purple; B), 1 skein each.
Needles Size 7 (4.5 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Tapestry needle; size G/6 (4 mm) crochet hook.
Gauge 23 sts and 28 rows = 4" in St st.

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