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Little Gems Mitts

These half-finger mitts are worked entirely in the round.

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Donna Kay knitted her half-finger mitts entirely in the round for ease of working, with an afterthought thumb added during finishing. A tiny stranded color-work motif showcases rich Shetland Colors shifting against a cool gray background. Deep clingy ribbing at the cuffs add practical warmth.
Finished Size: 7 1/2" hand circumference, to fit a woman's small to medium hand
Yarn: Jamieson's Shetland Spindrift 2-ply (100% wool; 115 yd [105 m]/25 g): #122 granite (MC), 2 balls; #788 leaf, #1300 aubretia, #168 Clyde blue, #800 tartan, #1260 raspberry, and #676 sapphire, 1 ball ea
Yarn weight: #1 - Super Fine
Gauge: 18 sts and 22 rnds = 2" in color-work patt in the rnd.
Needles: Size 1 (2.5 mm): set of 4 doublepointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge
Notions: Marker (m); waste yarn; stitch holders; tapestry needle.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits Holiday Gifts, 2007

SKU: EP0135

Author/Speaker/Editor: Donna Kay

Format: eProject