Mittens

What’s cozier in the Fall and Winter than a hand-knit pair of mittens?!

Learn to knit a basic mitten that can later be embellished, changed and customized for fit and design.

Students may choose their preferred method of knitting in the round – two circulars, double points,
or Magic Loop, but must already know how to knit in the round using that technique.
You will learn how to shape a gusset, pick up stitches, knit a thumb, and much more!


Pattern: The World’s Simplest Mittens by Tin Can Knits – it’s free on Ravelry! (And, is used in
class with permission from the designer.)

Materials:

Choices of weight and yarn:

Fingering weight: 140 (160, 210, 260, 300) yards
DK weight 100 (120, 160, 190, 220) yards
Worsted weight: 90 (100, 130, 160, 200) yards
Chunky weight: 70 (80, 120, 150, 190) yards

Needles:

Fingering: US #0 / 2mm and US #2 / 2.75mm
DK: US #3 / 3.25mm and US #5 / 3.75mm
Worsted: US #5 / 3.75mm and US #7 / 4.5mm
Chunky: US #6 / 4mm and US #8 / 5mmDPNs in both sizes or long circulars for magic loop (or as required to meet gauge)

Notions: stitch markers, darning needle, waste yarn

Homework: Please get gauge before class if you need the mitten to fit as described in the pattern.

A few suggested yarns: Biscotte Bis Sock (Y1), Rowan Pure Wool Superwash DK (Y3), Brown
Sheep Lamb’s Pride (class sample at knitch, Y4), Vintage Chunky (Y5) — there are many other
great yarns that can be used as well!

Monday             November 5, 12, 19            1-3 pm           Jenni             $50