Columbia Mittens

Project Type Mittens/Gloves
Yardage 217
Fiber Wool
Weight Worsted
Techniques Knitting, Cables
Author Star Athena
Format Project/Pattern

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Wrapping the cable pattern around the heel of each hand is a quirky design element that makes these mittens interchangeable. When you press your hands together, as though holding a book open, the full motif appears.

MATERIALS Finished Size 7½ (8½)" (19 [21.5] cm) circumference, to fit a woman’s (man’s) medium. Mittens shown measure 8½" (21.5 cm).
Yarn Knit Picks High Desert Worsted (100% American wool; 217 yd/100 g; worsted weight): wildfire, 1 skein.
Needles U.S. size 8 (5 mm) (see Notes). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); waste yarn to be used as a stitch holder; tapestry needle.
Gauge 16 sts and 25 rnds = 4" (10 cm) in St st.

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