CANDY MITTENS are classic and simple mittens for the whole family. The pattern includes 4 children's sizes, women's and men's sizes.
The mittens are worked in the round on dpns, and have a simple and classic 2, 2 rib. The hand is worked in stockinette stitch, and to give the mitten a good fit, increases for a thumb gusset is made. The mittens can be worked with stripes or in unicolour.
CANDY MITTENS can be worked in LAMAULD
2-3 years (4-5 years) 6-7 years (8-9 years) Women (Men).
Length of the hand:
Approx. 10.5 (13.5) 15 (16.5) 18 (19.5) cm.
Full length of the mitten:
Approx. 16.5 (20.5) 23 (25.5) 28 (31.5) cm.
The measurements are for guidance only. It is always recommended to try the model along the way, to check if the length of the mitten fit!
(50% llama and 50% wool) from CaMaRose.dk.
Yarn alternative: LAMATWEED
(40% llama, 40% wool and 20% viscose) from CaMaRose.dk.
Yarn requirement, striped mittens:
2 (2) 2 (2) 2 (2) skeins in total (1 skein in each colour).
Yarn requirement, uniolour mittens:
1 (1) 1 (1) 2 (2) skein(s) of Lamauld or Lamatweed.
Recommended needle size:
Four 4.5 mm double pointed needles.
Approx. 19 sts x 26 rnds = 10 x 10 cm in stockinette stitch on a 4.5 mm needle.
If the gauge is not correct, try with smaller or bigger needles.