The mitts are knit flat and seamed, with an opening left at the side for the thumb. No dpns required.
Blocked Dimensions 7 inches/17.5 cm wide by 7.25 inches/18 cm long (before seaming, measured at widest point)
Level of difficulty: Advanced beginner.
Techniques: stockinette stitch, garter stitch, yarnovers, ssk, k2tog, placing beads, and seaming.
Yardage: 135 yards of fingering weight yarn.
The stitch pattern is given in written form and in a chart.
The mitts require 16 #6 seed beads. The pattern includes instructions for placing beads.
The beads may be omitted: knit the stitch instead of placing a bead on it.
Sample shown was knit with Swans Island Organic Merino/Alpaca. A suggested substitute yarn is shown below.