Wild Cherry Bark Mitts
Wild Cherry Bark is an old remedy for winter ailments.
These slightly slouchy mitts help keep the winter chill at bay as well.
The stretchy stitch pattern has a texture showcased in solid yarns, and stunning with slow color changes.
Complete step-by-step instructions make the winged cable stitch a snap.
Needles and Notions:
-US #3 and #5 (3.25 mm and 3.75 mm) dpns. May also be made with magic loop or two circular needle technique.
Abbreviations and Techniques:
k - knit
p - purl
sl 1 wyib- slip one stitch purlwise with working yarn in back
dpn- double-pointed needles
make 1 left-leaning increase (optional, see appendix for instructions)
make 1 right-leaning increase (optional, see appendix for instructions)
Size: 8 inches around and 8 inches long, unstretched. Because of the ribbed stitch pattern, these slightly slouchy mitts will fit just about anyone, they will even fit over most gloves.
If you are making them for very wide hands or thick gloves, you ma