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Nuneh Mittens

Mittens with Armenian colorwork

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These mittens are worked in Armenian colorwork, with a pictorial of a little house with a plume of smoke, and stars on the palm side. This technique lets you carry both colors through the round, avoiding intarsia.

Finished Size 8½ " hand circumference and 8" long, to fit child’s or woman’s small hand.
The Fibre Company Canopy Fingering (50% alpaca, 30% merino, 20% bamboo; 200 yd [184 m]/50 g): orchid (MC) and macaw (CC), 1 skein each. Yarn distributed by Kelbourne Woolens.
Yarn Weight #1 - Super Fine

Sizes 0 (2 mm) and 1½ (2.5 mm): set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Markers (m); tapestry needle; waste yarn or small stitch holder.
28 sts and 36 rows = 4" in Armenian knitting in St st on larger needles.
Originally Published Interweave Knits Holiday Gifts 2009

SKU: EP2525

Author/Speaker/Editor: Courtney Kelley

Format: eProject