A playful pair of mittens that mimic ladybirds. Keep your fingers warm and a smile on your (and everyone else’s) face while we await the return of these aphid-loving creatures from their winter hibernation.
The colourwork pattern is fully charted and adaptable for longer or shorter hands, narrower or wider thumbs. Written instructions accompany the colourwork chart, explaining how to work the cuff, top and thumb gusset.
The pattern is sized for average adult hands (circumference 6.5”/16cm, length 7”/18cm) but it can be adjusted by altering your gauge.
135-160 yards fingering weight/4-ply/sock yarn in main colour
25-50 yards fingering weight/4-ply/sock yarn in contrast colour
You don’t even have to stick to red and black.
Yardage requirements: 180 – 210 yards (165 – 192 m)
Yarn weight: Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi)
Gauge: 32 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches/10cm in stranded colourwork
Needle size: US 1½ – 2.5 mm, US 2½ – 3.0 mm
Finished size: one-size, sized for adult hands.
Available in high-res format only, no printer friendly version as contains colourwork charts.
Note, this sale is for a pdf file of instructions required to hand-knit this item, and not for the finished object.