These cheerful mitts will carry you through chilly spring days and bring a smile to your face. Pattern includes two charted options for the tulips that can be mixed and features an afterthought thumb.
Skill Level: Intermediate. Techniques used include stranded colorwork, Alternate Cable Cast On (optional), Tubular Bind Off (optional).
Finished Circumference: approx. 7 ¾ (8 ¾) in 18 (22.5)cm.
Finished Length: 5 ¾ (6 ½) in 14.5 (16.5)cm.
Yarn: Fingering weight yarn: 130 (165) yds (119 (151)m) MC, 20 (26) yds 18 (24)m CC1, and 10 (13) yds 9 (12)m CC2. Shown in Knit Picks Gloss Fingering: Clover (MC), and Cranberry (CC2); and Knitpicks Bare Gloss Fingering (CC1).
This pattern is an excellent stash buster. Note that one of the colors used in the sample is discontinued; Knitpicks Palette or any fingering weight wool yarn could be easily substituted.
- two charted options for tulip motif
- measurements are given in both in and cm
- instructions for two adult sizes
Materials you need at home:
- fingering weight yarn (see description for yardage/ meterage requirements)
- 2.75 mm (US #2) circular needle
- tapestry needle
- waste yarn for thumb
I am a knitwear designer living in the beautiful Piedmont region of North Carolina. As a former environmental engineer and local food and fiber enthusiast, I am passionate about sustainabilty and slow fashion. I create modern, wearable designs for knitters featuring natural and sustainable fibers. You can follow my work at bullockozkandesigns.com and on Instagram @bullockozkandesigns.