This kit contains the yarn and pattern to knit the Ultima Mitts, these mitts are inspired by traditional Gansey motifs, they are simple to knit and incorporate a thumb gusset and an afterthought thumb. One size of needles are used throughout and length can be added by repeating a section of the chart.
Jamieson & Smith 5ply Shetland (5ply / sport weight; 100% Real Shetland Wool; 115m/125yds; 50g ball)
Shown in shades: Turquoise Twilight x 1 ball
One set 2.75mm double-pointed needles (DPNs) or needles suitable for your preferred method of small-circumference knitting
2 lengths of smooth waste yarn for afterthought thumb placement
One size, to fit small/medium adult hands with a circumference of 7/7.5 inches. Length from cuff to top: 6 inches.
28sts and 36 rounds to 4 ins over chart patterns using 2.75mm needles, after washing and blocking.
You may need different-sized needles to match tension. Please check your tension carefully and adjust your needle size accordingly.