Broughton

Lined flip-top colourwork mittens
The Broughton mittens are a fun, challenging project featuring design details inspired by traditional Norwegian and Estonian mittens. Choose between traditional mittens and practical flip-tops.

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Details

Skills for knitting this project

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Gauge

26 sts and 28 rnds = 4" / 10cm in charted stranded colourwork pattern with larger needle

Sizing

3 sizes available, choose a size approx 1.5” larger than the circumference of your hand above the thumb.

Finished circumference: 8¼[9¼, 9¾]“ / 21.5[23, 24.5] cm Finished length: 9[9½, 10]” / 22.5[23.5, 25] cm

Shown in size medium


Supplies

Yarn

Outer (MC & C1): Double knitting DK wool yarn.
Shown in Rauma 3tr. Strikkegarn (100% Norwegian wool, 118 yds / 108m, 1.76oz / 50g)

Lining (C2): Heavy laceweight / light fingering wool yarn.
Shown in Rauma Lamullgarn (100% Norwegian wool, 273 yds / 250m, 1.76oz / 50g) }}

Needles and notions

Needle A: Size US 4 / 3.5mm dpns or circulars for your preferred method of knitting small circumferences in the rnd.

Needle B: Size US 21/2 / 3mm dpns or circulars for your preferred method of knitting small circumferences in the rnd.

Change needle size as necessary to get gauge, and use a needle two sizes smaller than needle A for needle B}}


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