These versatile mittens will give you the option of warmth from the first leaf of fall to the last snow and everything in between. The simple Inner Mitten is worked in the round with a thumb gusset and a slim-fitting hand in sock weight yarn, while the Outer Mitten is worked in a drapey, luscious, DK weight yarn. Special Thanks to Norma Miller for the concept and the push to work out the details.
Gauge: For Inner Mitten: 32 sts and 44 rows per 4 inches (10 cm) square in stockinette. For Outer Mitten: 22 sts and 32 rows per 4 inches (10 cm) square in stockinette.
Finished Measurements: to fit a 7.5 inches (19 cm) circumference with .5 inch (1.3 cm)of negative ease
Yarn Requirements: For Inner Mitten: 60 grams of fingering weight yarn. For Outer Mitten: 50 grams of DK weight yarn.
Needle Size: For Inner Mittens: 2.5 mm (US 1.5) double pointed needles or size needed to obtain gauge. For Outer Mittens: 3.75 mm (US 5) double pointed needles or size needed to obtain gauge.
Pattern Includes: Glove, fingerless glove and fingerless mitt options for the inner mitten
Stitches Used: knit, purl, slipping with yarn in front, k2tog, ssk, m1