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The Primrose Mittens are worked in the round from the cuff to top of hand. The cuff is worked in a broken ribbing, and the hand is worked from a chart. The thumb is worked using the afterthought (peasant) method.
Kelbourne Woolens Scout (100% wool; 274 yards/100 gm skein): mint heather 336, 1 skein.
22 sts and 36 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in texture stitch on larger ndls, after blocking.
22 sts and 36 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in broken ribbing on larger ndls, after blocking.
1 – set US 2 (2.75 mm) DPNs.
1 – set US 4 (3.5 mm) DPNs.
Check your gauge and adjust needle size(s) accordingly if necessary.
Darning needle, stitch marker, waste yarn of similar gauge.
8.5” (21.5 cm) hand circumference, 11.5” (29.5 cm) total length.
Working from charts, tuck stitches, picking up stitches from waste yarn.
For a tutorial on picking up stitches from waste yarn, visit: kelbournewoolens.com/tips-and-tricks/picking-up-stitches-from-waste-yarn
For a tutorial on working from charts, visit: kelbournewoolens.com/tips-and-tricks/working-from-charts
For a tutorial on working the tuck stitch pattern, visit: kelbournewoolens.com/tips-and-tricks/primrose-mittens-tuck-stitch
Images: Linette Kielinski