Anita mitt(en)s designed by Donna Higgins
Sized for everyone in the family, this pattern is written for a closed mitten or fingerless as shown. Experiment with color and embellish as desired.
size: small (medium, large, x-large)
measure hand from wrist to fingertips: 4-5" (5-6", 6-7", 7-8")
gauge: 24 sts over 4 inches in stockinette stitch
yarn: 2 skeins weepaca by Big Bad Wool [50% fine washable merino / 50% baby alpaca; 95 yds / 86 m] in 2 different colors to stripe or 1 skein for a solid color (shown in linen and raw)
tools: size 4 (3.5 mm) DPN's, stitch markers, tapestry needle for grafting and optional embroidery.
Skills Recommended: working in the round with DPN's, m1 increases, shaping decreases, changing colors for stripes, working with color, optional embroidery using a chart as a guide & grafting.
Become familiar with the abbreviations used in this pattern before you begin.
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When gifting, attach a 'wear it out' hang tag complete with sweet sentiments and proper care instructions.