Contrast Blast Mittens


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    • Collect two colors of DK weight yarn to knit these graphic mittens. There are three sizes, each with a different circumference, and the length of each size is customizable. Begin with a ribbed cuff and continue into the easy-to-knit slip stitch pattern, which forms a bold zig zag motif. These mittens are quick to knit, making them perfect for gift giving or a special treat for yourself as you take long winter walks or bike rides.

    • Sizes
      1 (2, 3, 4)

      Finished Measurements 6 [7, 8.5, 10]′′ / 15 [18, 22, 25] cm hand circumference. The cuff and hand lengths are customizable.

      The Size 3 mittens (blue) are shown on a 9′′ / 23cm hand circumference. Select a size that is close to your actual hand/palm circumference.

      DK weight

      Yardage MC - 80 [90, 130, 150]yds / 73 [82, 119, 137]m

      CC - 60 [70, 90, 110]yds / 55 [64, 82, 101]m


      US 5 / 3.75mm circular in 40′′ / 100cm length or size needed to obtain gauge

      The Magic Loop method is used for knitting in the round. You can use DPN’s if you prefer.

      Watch this Westknits video to assist with the Magic Loop technique.

      Watch this Westknits video to assist with knitting with DPNs.


      2 stitch markers, waste yarn, tapestry needle


      22 sts & 48 rnds = 4′′ / 10cm in slip stitch pattern after blocking
      24 sts & 34 rnds = 4′′ / 10cm in 2x2 ribbing after blocking 

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    • West Wool Tandem (100% South American Merino Wool; 254yds / 232m per 100g skein)