The Adiri Mittens is the final pattern in the Adiri series. The pattern is a two-for-one: an over-mitten with the Adiri stitch pattern, and a plain under-mitten in a contrasting color. I have to thank Kristi of Shalimar Yarns for goading me into the under-mittens. These make for an incredibly warm combination, and can stand on their own as a quick, fun introduction to mittens generally. The over-mitten is worked in my beloved Shalimar Haven yarn, and the under-mitten is worked in everyone’s beloved Shalimar Breathless DK.

The pattern is suitable for advanced beginner lace knitters. Please see specific required skills below. Instructions are both written and charted. The pattern has been professionally tech edited to reduce the possibility for error, but if you have questions or believe that you have found an error, please contact me.

The individual pattern is available for purchase in pdf format for $6.

Or as part of the Adiri Accessories Collection ebook for $12.


finished measurements
Outer Mitten

8” / 20.5 cm circumference, all sizes.
8” / 20.5 cm from wrist to fingertips, all sizes.
10 (10 ½, 11)” / 25.5 (26.5, 28) cm high, including cuff.
To fit the average adult woman. The lace pattern stretches significantly and will accommodate a range of hand circumferences.

Inner Mitten
7 ¼ (8 ¼, 9 ½)” / 18.5 (21, 24) cm circumference.
7 ¼ (7 ¾, 8 ½)” / 18.5 (19.5, 21.5) cm from wrist to fingertips.
9 ½ (10, 10 ½)” / 24 (25.5, 26.5) cm high, including cuff.
To fit 7 (8, 9 ¼)” / 18 (20.5, 23.5) cm knuckle circumference.

required skills
knitting small circumferences in the round
picking up stitches along an edge (thumb)
increasing (M1L & M1R, instructions given)
decreasing (ssk, k2tog)
lace knitting (p2tog, yo)
kitchener stitch (detailed instructions given)

yarn
Outer Mitten

1 skein Shalimar Yarns Haven in “Driftwood”; 247 yds / 226 m per 3.5 oz / 100 g; 63% merino wool / 37% tussah silk.

Outer Mittens require approximately 150 yds / 137 m worsted weight yarn.

Inner Mitten
1 skein Shalimar Yarns Breathless DK in “Byzantium”; 270 yds / 247 m per 3.5 oz / 100 g; 75% merino wool / 15% cashmere / 10% tussah silk.

Inner Mittens require approximately 150 yds / 137 m DK weight yarn.

needles & notions
US 6 (4.0 mm) DPNs for Outer Mittens.
US 5 (3.75 mm) DPNs for Inner Mittens.
OR size necessary to make gauge.
4 stitch markers
waste yarn
darning needle

gauge
Outer Mittens: 18 sts, 28 rnds equal 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch after blocking.
Inner Mittens: 22 sts, 29 rnds equal 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch after blocking.

construction
Both mittens are worked in the round from the bottom up. They are not attached and can be made separately. The Outer Mitten features a lace panel on the top portion of the hand. The Inner Mitten is worked in Stockinette stitch.