Firenze Mittens

Inspired by the textiles of the Italian Renaissance, the Firenze mittens come in two sizes, with separate charts for each size. The mittens have a Scandinavian thumb and braiding on the cuffs, and are finished with a three-needle bind off. A matching cowl pattern is also available; both patterns can be made with 1x50g and 1x20g of each colour of the recommended yarn.

Finished size: S: 7″/18cm circumference, 6.9″/17.5cm length from tip to base of hand; L: 8″/20cm circumference, 7.7″/19.5cm length

Yarn: Sunday Knits 3-ply (246 yd/225 m per 50g), 123 yds/113 m of MC & CC1, 5 yds CC2 (the braid), plus enough for swatching

Needles: US2/2.75mm or size needed to get gauge

Gauge: 34 stitches and 39 rows = 4 inches/10cm in stranded colourwork

PDF pattern download: $6 USD

Photos by Nusha Elliott.

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