Polar Vortex Mittens
When the wind is howling and the snow and cold are blowing in from the Arctic you need mittens that will keep your fingers from freezing. These mittens are a thick bulky weight that will do just that.
The cuff is cast on in two colors with Old Norwegian Cast On then a row of Double Purl is worked. This technique is originally from Finland. Mitten has a gusset thumb and the traditional Norwegian point at the fingertips.
Here are the yardages I used in Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride Bulky. Each skein is 125 yards / 113 grams.
White frost - 22.5 yards (20.6 meters), 20 grams
Blue Flannel - 107.5 yards (98.3 meters), 97 grams