Arrowhead Mittens

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From Brooklyn Tweed's Wool People 2 Collection



7½" hand circumference (not including thumb gusset), 11" long from base of hem to fingertip (with adjustable length instructions provided at wrist)


Approximately 145 yards of Background Color (“BC”) and 110 yards of Dominant Color (“DC”) fingering-weight wool yarn
1 skein in each color of Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% American Targhee-Columbia Wool; 275 yards/50g)
Photographed in Postcard (BC) & Pumpernickel (DC)
Note: A second pair of mittens can be made with leftover yarn, if colors are reversed.


Working & Finished Gauge: 34 stitches & 40 rounds = 4" in circular colorwork pattern; before and after blocking


One set of DPNs (or long circular, if knitting with Magic Loop Method) in size needed to obtain gauge listed above
Suggested Size: US 1 (2¼ mm)



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Q: I can't figure out the hem twist. Could you could walk me through it in a little more detail?
A: First, be sure you have followed the directions to the letter, most importantly that you have worked FLAT (not in rounds). At the point of the first twist, hold the yarn in your right hand next to the needle, then move the right needle tip down and away from you, then under the work and back toward you until it is back in working position. This action should produce a twist in the fabric between the needle tips. Continue by working the next stitch normally.

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