Lovely Mitts, delicate but warm. Kit includes the pattern (also listed separately here: Mermaid Mitts) for these fabulous fingerless mitts and enough yarn to complete 1 pair. The yarn is our very own (Whimsical Colors) luscious hand dyed merino and silk blend, Silky Merino Light. Check out the matching Mermaid Cowl here: Mermaid Cowl Pattern.
Yarn Content: 50% Superwash Merino Wool, 50% Silk
Weight/Yardage: 50g / 217 yds
Gauge: 7-8 stitches per inch
Care: Machine or hand wash with care, line dry
Finished Measurements: 4.75”/12cm (5.25”/13.5cm, 5.75”/14.5cm unstretched to fit hands up to 7”/18cm (7.75”/19.5cm, 8.75”/22cm) around the palm and 8”/20cm (8.75”/22cm, 9.5”/24cm) long.
Different sizes were achieved by using different needle sizes.
Gauge: 42 sts/49 rounds (38 sts/45 rounds, 35 sts/40 rounds) = 4 inches (10cm) in Mermaid Scales pattern unstretched.
Needles: A set of double pointed needles in size US1/2.25mm, (US1.5/2.5mm, US2/2.75mm) or size needed to obtain gauge. You can use 2 circular needles or 1 long circular (using the Magic Loop method) if you prefer.
Tools: 3 stitch markers, waste yarn.