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Eye-Catching Cobalt Mitts

Fashionable and practical, these mitts are perfect for keeping hands warm without getting in the way of day-to-day tasks. Whether you wear them at the office or during your next trip to the local cafe, you’ll love how cozy they feel against your skin.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: 6 ½ (7 ½, 8 ½)”

Gauge: 32 sts x 26 rows = 4” over X stitch


Yarn: Brown Sheep Wildfoote Luxury Sock Yarn (75% washable wool, 25% nylon; 215 yards [197 meters]/50 grams): #SY22 Peasant Blue (1 ball)
Hook: US size 2.75 mm steel hook or size to obtain gauge
Notions: Tapestry needle

Special Stitches

X Stitch (multiple of 2 + 1)
Row 1: Ch 1, sc in next st, *ch 1, sk 1, sc in next st; rep from 8 across.
Row 2: Ch 2, sk 1, sc in next st; rep from * across.
Rep rows 1-2 for st patt.


Mitt – Work 2 the Same

Ch 45 (53, 61).
Work in X st for 3 ¼ (3 ¾, 4 ¼)”.

Form Thumb Hole

Ch 1, work patt 19 (23, 27) sts, ch 9 (11, 13), sk 9 (11, 13) sts, sc in next st, maintain patt across.
Next Row: Maintain patt across all sts.
Work in patt as estab until mitt meas 6 ½ (7 ½, 8 ½)” from beg. Finish off leaving long tail for seaming.


Block to size. Seam beg to end. Weave in ends.

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  • I like these mitts! the descr looks fairly simple, & may just tempt me to try making them. I need yarn tho for these. thank you.


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