Véronik AveryKeep your hands warm during chilly morning walkswith the Marquam mittens. The fully faced cuff of thisclassic ski-style accessory, that can be knit in three dif-ferent sizes, wards off even the stiffest of breezes whileadding stability to the ribbed outer fabric. Choosingyour colors for this project will be a joy asArbor’sbreadth of jewel tones and soothing neutrals lendthemselves brilliantly to the spherical colorwork motif,which can be worked in either two or four colors.
Version I in Two Colors Brooklyn Tweed Arbor — 100% American Targhee Wool (145 yards/50 grams)
2 (2, 2) skeins of Main Color (MC); 1 (1, 1) skein of Color 1 (C1) 175 (195, 210) yards MC; 95 (110, 140) yards C1 of DK weight wool yarn Photographed in colors Dorado (MC) and Gale (C1)
in size Large Version II in Four Colors Brooklyn Tweed Arbor — 100% American Targhee Wool (145 yards/50 grams) 2 (2, 2) skeins of Main Color (MC); 1 (1, 1) skein of Color 1 (C1); 1 (1, 1) skein of Color 2 (C2); 1 (1, 1) skein of Color 3 (C3) 180 (185, 190) yards MC; 45 (50, 55) yards C1; 45 (50, 55) yards C2; 45 (50, 55) yards C3 of DK weight wool yarn
Photographed in colors Fleet (MC), Hammock (C1), Tincture (C2) and Driftwood (C3) in size Medium
32 stitches & 40 rounds = 4" in Chart pattern with Size A needle(s), after blocking When trying to match gauge for a pattern that is knit circularly, it is best to swatch in-the-round as well. Follow the instructions for “speed-swatching for circular knitting” projects in Special Techniques.
Size A (for Main Fabric) One set of double-pointed needles (DPNs)* in size needed to obtain gauge listed Suggested Size: 2.75 mm (US 2)
Size B (for Ribbing) One set of double-pointed needles (DPNs)* in size needed to obtain gauge listed Suggested Size: 2.25 mm (US 1)
Spare size A needle for joining Provisional Cast On to ribbing * 32” circular needle can be used instead of DPNs if using Magic Loop method, although DPNs are recommended for working the thumb
Small (Medium, Large) 8Ľ (8ľ, 9Ľ)" [21 (22, 23.5) cm] circumference at wrist 8 (9Ľ, 10˝)” [20 (23.5, 26.5) cm] height from bottom of cuff to top of mitten
Stitch markers (including one in a unique style or color for BOR), smooth waste yarn, blunt tapestry needle, 2.25 mm (US B-1) crochet hook for Provisional Cast On, T-pins
Please note that this pattern is not sold at Loop but the yarns are. We show them here as reference for materials and pattern descriptions for you.