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Outsider Mittens-Free Pattern!

October 20, 2009

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Hi Spud & Chloë Friends,

I am excited to bring you another free pattern for Spud says! The Outsider Mittens are a fantastic use for our thick, squishy Spud & Chloë Outer yarn. Here is some information you might like to know about the Outsider Mittens:

 

Sizes: Child’s small (child’s large/woman’s small, woman’s medium/large)

To fit a hand circumference of 6 (7, 8 ) inches

Note: The length of the hand and the length of the thumb can be made to fit any length hand.

Yarn: Outer (65% superwash wool, 35# organic cotton; 60 yards/100 grams)

Woman’s medium/large in any style: 2 skeins

Child’s large/Woman’s small in Ribbed Cuff and Short Bobble Cuff: 1 skein

Child’s large/Woman’s small in Extended Bobble Cuff: 2 skeins

Child’s small size in all styles: 1 skein

Samples:

Extended Bobble Cuff mittens knit in Sequoia #7205

Ribbed Cuff mittens knit in Carbon #7203

Short Bobble Cuff mittens knit in Peat #7204

Needles: US size 13 double-pointed needles, set of four, OR size to obtain gauge

Gauge: 2 1/2 stitches per inch in stockinette stitch

Materials:

2 stitch markers

Ruler or tape measure

Scissors

Yarn needle

Scrap yarn

 

My daughter can’t keep her hands out of these mittens. Be sure to note the size and cuff options, there are three of each. The Outsiders are knit in the round starting at the cuff which is great because you can try on the mittens as you knit. This means you can adjust the length of the thumb and hand for a custom fit.

Outer is such a treat! If you haven’t tried it yet, I hope you grab a skein and make up a fast pair of mittens. You will love it.

I hope you enjoy this quick to knit pattern. The Outsider Mittens make a perfect gift project. You’ll have your knitted gifts completed in a snap with this pattern.

Click here to download the free pattern for the Outsider Mittens!

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