Knit yourself a cozy pair of "Maine Morning Mitts", designed by Clara Parkes. These wooly fingerless mittens were featured in "The Knitter's Book of Yarn" and knit up with 1 ball of Jamieson's Shetland Heather Aran Yarn to create a warm and heathered pair of mitts perfect for blocking out the cold weather this season. We recommend using a US 5 DPN to knit these cozy mittens. Choose from a selection of gorgeous colors inspired by the Shetland Isles.
Creative note: Add a button to one of the cuffs to keep them together while not in use and to easily find the L/R mitten.
- 1 ball - Jamieson's of Shetland Heather Aran / 100% Shetland Wool / 50g / 100yds
- Instantly downloadable PDF file for the free "Maine Morning Mitts" Pattern by Clara Parkes.
Size: Woman's hand, size Medium
Circumference: 8" (20.5cm) stretched
Length: 8" (20.5cm)
Yarn weight: Worsted (4)
Yardage: 85 - 110 yards (78 - 101 m)
Recommended Yarn: Jamieson's of Shetland Heather Aran Yarn / 100% Shetland Wool / 50g / 100 yds / handwash
Needle size: US 7 (4.50mm) DPNs (We recommend US 5 - 3.75mm)
Notions: Tapestry Needle
- 20 sts + 28 rows = 4" (10cm) in St st
- 18 sts + 28 rows = 4" (10cm) in rib pattern in the round, slightly stretched
About the Yarn:
The wool for Jamieson's of Shetland Heather Aran Yarn is shorn and spun from the rugged sheep living on the Shetland Isles off the coast of Scotland. The fifth generation mill family responsible for this springy and surprisingly light-weight yarn have translated the flora and fauna filled Scottish landscape into their colorful, heathered yarn. Don't forget about the transformative powers of a nice wet-blocking for your Shetland project. The most basic of knits can become absolutely beautiful.