Loretta Mitts

Loretta-Mitts

Brenda K. B. Anderson

Sizes 6 3/4 (7 3/4)” circumference and 8 3/4″ long; shown in size 7 3/4″

Yarn Cascade Yarns 220 Sport (100% Peruvian highland wool; 164 yd [150 m]/50 g):

  • #2401 burgundy (MC), 1 skein
  • #8010 natural (CC), 1 skein

Gauge 20 sts and 32 rows = 4″ in St st

Tools

  • Size 5 (3.75 mm): straight needles and set of double-pointed needles (dpn)
  • Cable needle (cn)
  • Stitch holders
  • Tapestry needle
  • Embroidery needle
  • Lace floral motif cut from a small piece of purchased lace in a color similar to MC (see Notes)
  • Embroidery floss in a few different colors (sample uses DMC: #356 terra cotta, #3012 khaki green, #3021 brown-gray, and #597 turquoise, 1 skein each)

Simple fingerless mitts worked flat get a little bit of flair from an easy cable pattern, a bit of fringe, and customizable, easy embroidery. Read Brenda’s article in this issue for more information on adding embroidery to your

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