This handsome, multi-sized pair of mittens is the perfect way to tell someone you like them; knit in worsted weight wool, the bold texture is both appealing and a snap to learn. Super-quick and portable, you’ll want to knit a bunch for stocking stuffers, grab-bags, or valentines. Better yet, make it a set by pairing these mittens with the matching Snow Tire Scarf.
Difficulty: Beginner +
Matching Motifs: Snow Tire Scarf, Snow Tire Poncho/Wrap, Waffle Cream Socks, Polartorte Cap
Suggested Yarns: Ghillie Sport DK, Confection Worsted, Kent Worsted, Stone Soup DK, Better Breakfast DK, Kent DK, or any soft, springy worsted weight yarn that knits to pattern gauge
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size and elasticity.
5.75(6.5)[7.25, 8, 8.75, 9.5] inches in circumference (blocked) to fit hands measuring up to 5.5(6.25)[7, 7.75, 8.5, 9.25] inches around palm
Note: children’s sizes appear in (parens) while youth/adult sizes appear in [brackets]
120(140)[160, 180, 200, 225] yards
20 sts and 30 rows = 4 inches in stockinette (knit flat; unblocked)
DPNs size 5US (3.75mm) or size to obtain correct gauge; cable needle several sizes smaller