These mittens are worked in Armenian colorwork, with a pictorial of a little house with a plume of smoke, and stars on the palm side. This technique lets you carry both colors around the round, avoiding intarsia.
Designer Courtney Kelley
Finished Size 8½" hand circumference and 8" long, to fit child’s or woman’s small hand.
Yarn The Fibre Company Canopy Fingering (50% alpaca, 30% merino, 20% bamboo; 200 yd [184 m]/50 g): orchid (MC) and macaw (CC), 1 skein each. Yarn distributed by Kelbourne Woolens.
Needles Sizes 0 (2 mm) and 1½ (2.5 mm): set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
• Markers (m);
• tapestry needle;
• waste yarn or small stitch holder.
Gauge 28 sts and 36 rows = 4" in Armenian knitting in St st on larger needles.