Minaret Mittens

Designer Kathleen Sperling

Finished Size 7 (7 1/2, 8)” palm circumference and 8 1/2 (9 1/4, 10)” tall. Mittens shown measure 7 1/2”.

Yarn Knit Picks Palette (100% wool; 231 yd 211 m/1 3/4 oz50 g): #24559 oyster heather (MC) and #23999 ivy (CC), 1 ball each. Yarn distributed by Crafts Americana.

Needles Size 1 1/2 (2.5 mm): set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); stitch holder; tapestry needle.

Gauge 35 sts and 40 rnds = 4” in lower hand patt.

Traditional mittens in two colors take on a graphic boldness with patterning inspired by classical Islamic architecture.

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