Galileo mitttens

natalie models Galileo mittens

Bring some celestial beauty into your life with these unique and fun mittens. The Galileo mittens are worked in a mirrored, non-repeating stranded colourwork pattern on the hand that is reminicient of Renaissance astronomy charts and inspired by the stars. Striped cuffs and thumbs, as well as a diamond palm pattern, provide a visual geometric contrast. A close fit keeps your hands toasty while you contemplate the heavens.

Sizes Women's M (L)
Size L contains 5 extra rounds for additional length in the mitten hand.
Size can be further altered by changing the gauge and needle size.
For a larger mitten, use needles one size larger. For a smaller mitten, use needles one or two sizes smaller.

Palm Circumference: 8.25 inches around palm
Length: 10 (10.5) inches from tip to end of cuff
Materials Koigu Painter's Palette Premium Merino (100% merino wool; 175 yd/50g)
1 skein of each of two colours;
or
MC: 40 g/140 yards of equivalent fingering weight yarn
CC: 30 g/105 yards of equivalent fingering weight yarn
2.5 mm/US 1 double pointed needles, set of 4 or 5
2 stitch markers
waste yarn
tapestry needle
Gauge 32 stitches and 36 rounds = 4" / 10cm square in two-colour stockinette stitch, chart pattern
Includes 5 page PDF pattern with colourwork chart and abbreviations. Measurements in imperial and metric.
Price $6.50 CAD
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