Clara Barrow's Mittens to Knit Knitting Pattern Download
The construction of Clara's mittens is beautifully engineered with the first three rows of the cuff knitted flat, with a color change that makes it easy to avoid twists when joining stitches in the round.
Finished Size: 7¾ inches (19.7 cm) long and 6½ inches (16.5 cm) hand circumference, after blocking, to fit a child 8 to 12 years old
Yarn: Brown Sheep Nature Spun, 100% wool yarn, fingering weight, 310 yards (283.5 m)/50 gram (1.8 oz) skein, 1 skein each of #N91F Aran (MC), #N56F Meadow Green (CC1), #N46F Red Fox (CC2), #114F Storm (CC3), and #N80F Mountain Purple (CC4)
Needles: Hiya Hiya Needles, set of 4 double pointed, size 00 (1.75 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge
Gauge: 52 sts and 58 rnds = 4 inches (10.2 cm) in stranded patt
Originally Published: PieceWork November/December 2013