Size: one size. You can achieve more sizes by changing needle size (2,25 to 3,25 mm / US 1 to 3 are suitable sizes) and adjust length by adding or removing rnds above and under the rose motif (rnds 53-65).
Gauge: 4”x 4” / 10x10 cm = 30 sts and 34 rows in stranded pattern on 3 mm/US 2 ½ needle.
Yarn: Grýla Tvíband from Hélène Magnússon, 100% new wool (100% Icelandic wool), 2-ply, lace/light fingering, 25 g / skein = approx. 112 m/ 123 yds.
MC: white, 2 skeins (116 m / 128 yds used)
CC1: black, 1 skein (54 m / 59 yds used)
CC2: red, 1 skein (less than 4 m / 4 yds used)
Total yardage: 170 m / 187 yds
Needles: sizes 2,5 mm and 3 mm / US 2 and 2 ½ circular needles (using Magic loop) or DPN’s. Adjust needle size as necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: markers, sharp needle and blunt needle.
Techniques: The mittens are worked in the round with an afterthought thumb.
Knitting in the round (Magic loop or DPN's), stranded knitting, after thought thumb, increases, decreases, embroidery (spiderweb rose and straight sts).
Pattern: once you've made your paiement, you will receive an email with a link to download the pattern PDF. We don't send patterns by snailmail.
Kit: includes all the yarn necessary to knit and embroider the mittens and a project bag. Kit doesn’t include the needles and notions. Shipping costs are not included in the price. Pattern is not included and should be purchased separately.
Errata: unfortunately, a mistake was found in this pattern. Please check the errata. Files purchased after the 6.02.2015 ending with ENG1-1 are correct.