Island Wools

Whimsical Colors Mermaid Mitts Kit

Lovely new kits!  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.

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.

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We are taking a mental health break from January 9-17th. Orders placed during this time will ship the week of January 18th. Pick up orders will also be available the week of January 18th. Thanks for your understanding!

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Island Wools is the local yarn shop in Friday Harbor, Washington on San Juan Island in the middle of Puget Sound! We are just a relaxing ferry ride away from the mainland.

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