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Gaman Mittens to Knit and Embroider

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A pair of mittens hand-embroidered in a Japanese internment camp during World War II (1939–1945) inspired Susan Strawn’s pattern for her beautiful mittens.

Finished size: 8¼" hand circumference and 11¼" long.
Yarn: Spud & Chloë Fine (80% superwash wool, 20% silk; 248 yd [227 m]/21/4 oz [65 g]): #7822 sidewalk, 1 skein (see Notes). Yarn distributed by Blue Sky Fibers.
Embroidery: Appleton Bros, Ltd. Crewel Yarn (2-ply, 100% wool; 11 yd [10 m]/skein): #746 bright China blue, #454 bright mauve, #842 heraldic gold, #403 sea green, and #144 dull rose pink, 1 skein each.
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.
Notions: Markers (m); waste yarn for thumb; tapestry needle; embroidery (or crewel) needles size 1 or 2 with sharp points and elongated eyes; 2 pieces of 4" x 4" sheerweight interfacing fabric; 1 piece of 3" x 6¼" cardboard; embroidery scissors.
Gauge: 33 sts and 48 rnds = 4" in St st on larger needles.
Author/Designer: Susan Strawn

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