Blue Sky Fibers

Olga's Mittens

The Classic Series

Design by Rachel Russ

$9.00

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Keep toasty warm with these Old World-inspired Fair Isle mittens with an easy peasant thumb and a Latvian loop stitch cuff.

Pattern No. OM

YARN:

Baby Alpaca (Sport) by Blue Sky Fibers (100% Baby Alpaca; 50g/110yd):  1 hank MC, 1 hank CC

 

NEEDLES:

Size 6 (4mm) double pointed needles, or size needed to obtain gauge

Size 6 (4mm) straight needles (optional)

 

OTHER TOOLS:

Tapestry needle

Stitch marker

Waste yarn or small stitch holder

SKILL LEVEL:

Intermediate

 

GAUGE:

In Colorwork, 7 sts and 7 rows = 1″

 

SIZES:

Women’s S/M (Women’s M/L)

 

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:

Length: 9½ (11½)”

Hand Circumference: 7 (8½)”

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