An unusual cabled chain runs up the back of these cozy mittens in three sizes (S/M/L) creating a bold, modern appeal that adds a fresh accent to your outerwear look. The easily memorized pattern makes for terrific TV or spectator knitting and a good traveling project. Along with the coordinating Chain of Fools hat and Chain, Chain, Chain cowl, these hand holders are a quick midwinter treat to knit in worsted weight yarn.
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size and elasticity.
Suggested Yarns: Spirit Trail Verdande, Bare Naked Wools Chebris Worsted, Better Breakfast DK, Confection, or Kent Worsted, madelintosh pashmina worsted, SweetGeorgia Yarns Trinity Worsted, indigodragonfly MCS Worsted, Sunshine Yarns UltraLuxe Worsted, Woolen Rabbit WW Opal, Lane Cervinia Le Fibre Nobili Super Tajmahal, Shalimar Yarns Enzo Worsted, or any worsted weight yarn with 210 to 250 yards per 4 ounces that knits to the correct gauge.
Finished Size: 6.25(7.25, 8.25) inches in circumference (blocked) to fit hands measuring up to 6(7, 8) inches around
Yarn requirements: 150(180, 220) yards
Gauge: 22 sts and 32 rows = 4 inches in stockinette (knit flat, unblocked)
DPNs size 5US (3.75 mm) or size to obtain correct gauge
DPNs size 4US (3.5 mm) or .25 smaller than gauge needle
2 cable needles (or a single one if cabling without a needle)