Min Ulla Mittens by Elinor Brown

Min Ulla Mittens

October 2009
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stranded stitch pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
430 yards (393 m)
XS (S, M, L)
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These fully lined, Scandinavian-styled mittens can be completed quickly due to the heavier gauge. The outer mitten features a peasant thumb, while the inner mitten has a keyhole thumb that allows the wearer to retain some thumb dexterity!


Knitting in the round, knitting with two colors, reading a color chart, decreasing, grafting together stitches, picking up stitches.

XS (S, M, L)

Shown in size XS.

Finished measurements
Outer mitten circumference: 7.5 (8.5, 9.75, 11)“
Inner mitten circumference: 6.25 (7.25, 8.75, 9.75)”
Length: 9.5 (10.5, 11.25, 11.75)“

26 stitches and 26 rounds = 4” in stranded stitch pattern on US 6 (4 mm) needles

24 stitches and 26 rounds = 4” in stockinette stitch on US 6 (4 mm) needles

Berroco Ultra Alpaca 50% alpaca, 50% wool; 215 yd (197 m); 100 g skein; color: #6289 Charcoal Mix (MC), #6201 Winter white (CC), 1 skein each.

NOTE: For the largest size, it may be necessary to use both the main color and the contrast color to knit the inner mitten to avoid running out of yarn. There will be plenty of both colors for the outer mitten; however, please note the inner mitten may require contrasting tips!

US 6 (4 mm) circular needle, 32” long or 1 set US 6 (4 mm) DPNs

Scrap yarn
Stitch markers
Tapestry needle