Maine Mittens

 

Students will learn about Maine mitten construction by knitting a child sized mitten in two colors, circularly on double pointed needles. Techniques to be covered include options for the cuff (stockinette stitch patterning, corrugated ribbing, k3, p1 ribbing), developing the thumb gusset by increasing in full pattern multiples, traditional motifs, and tip shaping at the end of the mitten which maintains the patterning.

Time: 6 hours

Level: Intermediate (must be proficient with dp needles)


Supply List

(for a pair of mittens)

  • 3 oz. of worsted weight yarn, 2 colors.
  • One set each of size 2 and 4 (2.75 mm and 3.5 mm) double pointed needles (7″ long or shorter) or whatever circular needle you feel comfortable with.
  • Tapestry needle

Homework

PDF to be sent upon workshop booking.

 

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