First off I need to say Happy Thanksgiving to all my Canadian friends! I hope you are enjoying the cooler weather that seems to have crept in on us all of a sudden.
Time to pull out all the handknits!
Speaking of handknits… you may remember my pattern Hierro from Pom Pom Quarterly’sAutumn 2013 Issue 6. The rights have reverted back to me and I’m excited to be able to offer it to you now as a single pattern.
These mittens are just what is needed this time of year.
Sizing & Measurements: s (m) – 18 (21.5) cm / 7(8.5)” hand circumference
19 (21.5) cm / 7.5 (8.25)” top of cuff to tip of mitten
Yarn:Colour Adventures Sweet Merino DK (100% merino; 115 g = 229 m / 250 yd), 1 (1) skein; Colour shown: Sherwood
Gauge: 28 sts & 36 rows = 10 cm / 4” in lattice pattern
Needles: 3.75 mm / US 5 – DPNs or circular
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.
Notions: stitch markers, scrap yarn, tapestry needle