He Said Mitts

He said his hands were cold, and I had this gorgeous skein of yarn, in just the right color, staring at me. What’s a knitter to do?

Materials

  • Finished Measurements: Small [medium, large]: 7 [8, 9]” long, 7, [8, 9]” circumference at base of thumb.
  • Yarn: approximately 120 (135, 160) yards bulky-weight yarn. I used Blue Moon Fiber Arts Targhee Bulky, colorway My Blue Heaven.
  • Needles: US9/5.5mm needle for small-circumference circular knitting, or size needed to get gauge.
  • Notions: waste yarn, stitch markers, tapestry needle.
  • Gauge: 16 stitches = 4”/10 cm in stockinette stitch, after blocking.