Basic Twined Mittens

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Basic Twined Mittens Pattern

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Knitting: Basic Twined Mittens
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women, Men, Girls, Boys

Item:

Mittens

Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit with dpn's
  • able to decrease

Pattern Description:

Twined knitting

Mittens are knit using an old Scandinavian technique called 2-end knitting (Tvaandsstickning). This method will keep these mittens more wind resistant and surprisingly soft. The trim work is a simple double knitting technique - super easy and fun.

There are only 2 kinds of knitted mittens that are practical and will keep the snow from penetrating the mittens - felted mittens an twined mittens.

This pattern also part of the Twined Bundled Series, 5 patterns and 12 sizes:
http://www.craftsy.com/pattern/knitting/accessory/twined-bundled-series-5-projects/9356

Pictures shown in Crystal Palace Taos yarn

Copyright 2009 Lisa Ellis Designs

Gauge:

4.75 sts = 1" in St st (19 sts = 10cm)
6 sts = 1" in twining method (24 sts = 10cm)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 4 sizes to choose from - toddler to large adult
  • toddler: 4 1/4" circumference x 5 1/2" l
  • child: 5 1/4" circumference x 6 1/2" l
  • small adult: 6 1/4" circumference x 8" l
  • adult: 7 1/4" circumference x 9 1/2" l

Materials:

  • 90 (100, 125, 150) yds of worsted wool
  • US 9 dpn's

About Designer

About Designer

lisaellisdesign on craftsy.com

I am a knitting instructor, published designer and mother of 2 teenage girls.
I am obsessed with knitting, love vegetable gardening and cooking.

My designs can be seen in over a dozen books and magazines as well as my "How To" knitting articles.

My latest endeavor is taping some "How To" knitting DVD's.

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