December 8, 2011

Eagle Pine Mittens

The Eagle Pine Mittens are fun to knit and wear. Knit with worsted weight yarn, these mittens work up quickly and will keep your hands cozy all winter. 

The pattern comes in sizes suitable for a woman, man, or child. Make them in a trio of brights on a neutral background, or with two contrasting colors. 

The slip-stitch pattern is easy. You'll never knit with more than one color at a time. These mittens are knit in the round, with your choice of double pointed needles or circulars. The stitch pattern is both charted and written. 

This pattern is available for $3.99 as a pdf download via Ravelry.*

You may also purchase a copy through Knit Picks.
The Eagle Pine Hat pattern is sold separately.
to fit hand circumference: 6-7 (7-8, 8-9)"/15-18 (18-20.5, 20.5-23)cm

finished sizes: Hand circumference, 7¼ (8, 8 ¾ )"/18.5 (20.5, 22)cm. Length, 9¼ (10¼, 11)"/23.5 (26, 28)cm.

needles: US 5/3.75mm and US 7/4.5mm. Use set of dpns or 1 or 2 circulars depending on method you prefer for knitting in the round. Directions do not specify needle type. Change needle size if necessary to get gauge.

yarn: For multi-color mittens, Knit Picks Wool of the Andes, 1 (1, 2) skein(s) Bramble Heather (MC), 1 (1, 1) skein each of Avocado (CC1), Calypso Heather (CC2), and Rouge (CC3). For bi-color mittens, Knit Picks Swish Worsted, 1 (1, 2) skein(s) Squirrel Heather (MC), and 1 (1, 1) skein Delft Heather (CC).

approximate yds/m: MC (either mitten option), 100 (110, 121)yds/92 (101, 111)m. CC1, CC2, and CC3, 21 (24, 25)yds/20 (22, 23)m. CC (bi-color mittens), 63 (72, 75)yds/58 (66, 69)m.

other: tapestry needle, stitch markers, scrap yarn

gauge over 4"/10cm: 20sts/32rws in slip-stitch pattern, and 20sts/28rws in stockinette

stitches, skills: rib, casting on, k2tog, ssk, Kitchner stitch, knitting in the round, picking up stitches, stockinette, working with multiple colors

* The buy now button will take you to PayPal. After entering your payment information, you'll receive an e-mail with a download link, or if you're a member, the pattern will be placed in your library.

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