The Loden Mittens are companions to the recently released Loden Slouchy, and Loden, Many Ways, an infinity cowl, traditional cowl, scarf, and blanket pattern, all in one. All three accessory patterns are avaiable in the Loden Accessories e-book.
knitting in the round on DPNs
basic lace knitting
basic cable knitting
decreasing (k2tog, ssk)
skills to learn
kitchener stitch / grafting (detailed instructions given)
7” / 18 cm circumference.
8” / 20.5 cm from wrist to fingertips, all sizes.
10” / 25.5 cm high, including cuff.
To fit the average adult woman. The lace pattern stretches significantly and will accommodate a range of hand circumferences.
1 skein Shalimar Yarns Haven in “Land! Katie Scarlet”; 247 yds / 226 m per 3.5 oz / 100 g; 63% merino wool / 37% tussah silk.
Mittens require approximately 150 yds / 137 m worsted weight yarn.
needles & notions
US 6 (4.0 mm) DPNs.
OR size necessary to make gauge.
4 stitch markers waste yarn darning needle
20 sts, 29 rnds equal 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch after blocking.
Lace pattern measures 2 1⁄4” / 5.5 cm wide
Mittens are worked in the round from the bottom up.
Use the wearer’s hand measurements to achieve optimal fit. You may modify the pattern to accommodate different hand lengths by starting the Thumb Gusset at a different point in the pattern and working more or fewer rounds of ribbing at the cuff, if desired.