Marnie Mittens

Opposing indigo stripes paint fun all over these stylish mittens. The side gusset thumb and mirrored pattern on the palm and back of the mittens allows each mitten to be worn on either hand.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: Adult Medium (Large) to fit 7.5 (8.5”) hand circumference.

Shown in size Medium.

Gauge: 24 sts and 27 rows = 4” [10 cm] in Stranded Colorwork.

Materials

Medium weight yarnYarn: Malabrigo Yarn Worsted (100% Merino Wool; 210 yards [192 meters]/100 grams): MM602 Pale Khaki (MC, 1 ball), MM062 Marine (CC, 1 ball)

Needles: US size 6 (4.0 mm): DPNs or circular.

Notions: Stitch holder or waste yarn, tapestry needle.

Special Stitches

Corrugated ribbing

Rnd 1: *With MC, p2, with CC, k2; rep from * around.

Rep Rnd 1 for patt.

Pattern Notes

These mitts are worked in the round from the bottom up.

Both mittens are exactly the same.

Knit 2 mittens using the chart for your size.

Pattern

Hand

With MC, CO 48 (56) sts.

Rnd 1: *P2, k2; rep from * around.

Rnds 2-17: Work Corrugated Ribbing.

Rnds 18-76: Work Stranded Colorwork chart from right to left and from bottom to top with the following instruction notes below.

Note: On Rnd 38, slip the first 16 (16) sts pwise and transfer them to a stitch holder or waste yarn. Continue working chart.

After completing the chart, cut yarn, leaving a tail. Thread tail through rem sts and pull tight.

Thumb

In the space where the thumb meets the hand, pick up 1 st in MC, pick up 1 st in CC, pick up 16 saved sts from holder, pick up 1 st in CC, pick up 1 st in MC -20 sts.

Rnds 1-16: Work the Thumb chart.

After completing the chart, cut yarn, leaving a tail. Thread tail through rem sts and pull tight.

Finishing

Use yarn ends to sew up any holes where the Thumb meets the Hand.

Weave in all ends. Block.

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