Brustle by Claire Walls


November 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
7 stitches and 11 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
220 - 250 yards (201 - 229 m)
Extra Small (Small, Medium, Large)
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As the nights grow darker and the air crisper, Brustle are the perfect pair of mittens to slip on to keep the chill away. The snug twisted stitch cuff keeps them extra cosy while the slip stitch colourwork make for an engaging but relaxing knit.

Knit in Magic Loop, Brustle features an increased thumb gusset and with four sizes to choose from you can get the perfect fitting mitten!

This pattern has been test knit.


Quince & Co Chickadee sport/dk 100% America wool, 181yd 166m / 50g, 1 skein in each colour

1 skeins in colour Slate (MC) - approx 55 -75yd
1 skein in colour Plum (CC) - approx 110 - 170yd


7 sts x 11 rows in Stockinette = 1 inch (2.5 cm) after blocking.


3mm circular needle with a 32 inch cable, or size to obtain gauge.

Finished Dimensions:

Extra Small (Small, Medium, Large)

Hand Circ.: 6.25 (7, 7.75, 8.5) inches/16 (18, 19.75, 21.5)cm.

Length from top of cuff: 7 (7.5, 8, 8.5) inches/17.75 (19, 20.5, 21.75)cm


Tapestry needle
Cable needle
Stitch markers
Scrap yarn

Skill Level:

3 of 5