Very simple cuffs/mitts that are a little bit 19th century military, a little bit Michael Jackson. :)
Gauge is not hugely important: most standard DK yarns will work. The rib is stretchy and flexible. The Cosy Wool makes them scratchy and rustic, while the Cashmino is beautifully soft.
22 stitches = 4 inches in St st on 4mm (US 6) needles
140 yards of DK weight