Macon Mittens by Joan Beebe

Macon Mittens

Knitting
October 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
95 - 265 yards (87 - 242 m)
Toddler (Child, Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large, Adult X-Large)
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These mitts are a great way to show off a semi-solid yarn, with a cable pattern running up the back of each hand and Latvian braids at the cuff to add a pop of colour. A quick knit in DK weight yarn, this pattern is sized from Toddler through Adult XL.

Skill Level
Intermediate

Sizes
Toddler (Child, Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large,
Adult X-Large)

Finished Measurements
Palm Circumference: 5¾ (6½, 7¼, 8, 8¾, 9½)“
Cuff Circumference (unstretched): 4¾ (5½, 6¼, 7, 7¾, 8¼)”
Length: 6 (7, 9, 9¼, 9¾, 10¼)“

Yarn
DK weight yarn:
85 (115, 170, 190, 220, 255) yds in main colour (MC)
10 yds in contrasting colour (CC)

Shown in Sweet Paprika Minuet (100% superwash merino wool;
100g/220 yds) 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 2) skein(s) MC and 1 skein CC.

Toddler size shown with Canneberge as the MC and Café au Lait
as the CC. Adult Small is shown with Café au Lait as the MC and
Canneberge as the CC.

Needles
Size 6 (4 mm) set of dpns
Size 4 (3.5 mm) set of dpns
Or sizes needed to obtain gauge.

Notions
Stitch markers (5)
Cable needle
Stitch holder or waste yarn
Yarn needle

Gauge
21 sts and 30 rnds = 4” in Stockinette stitch on larger needles,
worked in the rnd.