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Unspun Roving Mittens

Cozy mittens for adults and children.
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Description
To keep her toddler's hands warm in the winter, this designer knitted cozy mittens with unspun roving and then fulled them slightly for added warmth. She made a pair for herself as well.
Details
Finished Size: Infant: 6" long x 5 1/2" hand circumference, before fulling; 5 1/2" long x 5 1/2" hand circumference, after fulling. Women's small: 9 1/2" long x 9" hand circumference, before fulling; 8" long x 8 1/2" hand circumference, after fulling.
Yarn: About 1 oz for the infant's mittens, or 3 oz for the women's size, of Northern Lights 100% wool top in the Violets or Lollipops colorway from Louet North America. The top is sold in 1/2-pound (225g) bags. (This will give you plenty to sample with, and you will still have enough left over to make a couple pairs of mittens.)
Gauge: On larger needles. Infant: 22 sts and 32 rows = 4" in St st, before fulling. Women's small: 14 sts and 21 rows = 4" in St st, before fulling.
Needles: Sizes 0 (2mm) and 3 (3.5mm) (infant) or sizes 6 (4mm) and 8 (5mm) (adult). Sets of 5 dpn.
Notions: Stitch holders; stitch markers. Fulling Materials Bubble wrap, 8 1/2" x 11" piece; wool-safe detergent; hot and cold water; rubber gloves; tubs; towel.
Originally Published: Interweave Felt 2007

SKU: EP1191

Author/Speaker/Editor: Amy Clarke Moore

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