Backroad Mittens

Backroad mittens

Designed to go with the Backroad Hats and the Backroad Scarves, the Backroad Mittens use the same stretchy slip-stitch rib, and are designed for worsted weight yarn. The mittens are worked in the round from the cuff, with a thumb gusset at the side; the gusset instructions are both written and charted. The mitten body is finished with a 3-needle bind off.

Finished size: S: 6.75”/17cm around x 8”/20cm long; L: 8”/20cm around x 9.75”/25cm long

Yarn: Widdershin Woolworks Targhee Worsted (100% Targhee wool; 200 yds/183m per 3.14 oz/89g): 1 skein

Needles: US7/4.5mm or size needed to get gauge, in your preferred style for knitting small circumference in the round; US6/4mm or one size smaller than gauge needle

Gauge: 21 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches/10cm in slip stitch rib

PDF pattern download: $7 USD

Photo by Nusha Elliott.

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