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These stranded mittens feature two different motifs and can be worn with either side on the tops of your hands. For ease of working, the pattern refers to a specific Left and Right Mitten, though the fit is interchangeable depending on which side you feel like wearing "up". Latvian braids centered over the ribbed cuff add a unique detail to this classic mitten shape with a side-gore thumb.
2 skeins (1 per color) of Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% American Targhee-Columbia Wool; fingering weight; 275 yards/50g)
Dominant Color (DC): 75 yards (shown in Meteorite)
Background Color (BC): 145 yards (shown in Woodsmoke)
8 stitches and 8 rounds = 1" in stranded colorwork (worked in the round), after blocking
One set of DPNs (or a long circular, if using the Magic Loop Method) in size needed to obtain gauge listed above (Sugg. US 3/3.25 mm)
One set of DPNs (or long circular) two sizes smaller than Gauge Needle (sugg. US 1/2.25 mm)
7.5" hand circumference; 9.75" length from base of cuff to fingertips
Dimensions taken after blocking
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Please note: the stitch patterns in this garment are charted only.
Images © Brooklyn Tweed / Jared Flood