A girly lace mitt in three sizes (XS/S/L) featuring a pleated hem flounce with a panel of pretty snowdrop lace extending up the back of the hand (palm is worked in stockinette). A perky combination of entertaining, but simple to work stitches to knit in a fresh spring color for a special child or adult (smallest size will fit children ages 6 to 10 yrs).
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation is size.
Woolen Rabbit Lucent, Harmony, or Pandora, Zen Yarn Garden Serenity 20, String Theory Caper Sock, Tanis Fiber Arts Purple Label Cashmere Yarn, Old Maiden Aunt Merino/Cashmere/Nylon 4ply, Numma Numma Doppio, Handmaiden Casbah Sock, The Sanguine Gryphon Bugga!, Pagewood Farm Alyeska, Shalimar Yarns Breathless, or any soft, plump, sock yarn with 350-400 yards per 4 ounces
4.5(5.5, 6.5) inches around palm, to fit hands measuring up to 6(7, 8) inches around
6(8, 9) inches in length
125(160, 200) yards
32 sts and 48 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch (unblocked)
DPNs size 1US (2.25 mm) or size to obtain correct gauge
DPNs size 2US (2.75 mm) for hem (or two mm sizes bigger than body needle)