herringbone mittens

I love these so much, it took 2 weeks to actually take them off for pictures!


pattern: herringbone mittens by elliphantom knits


yarn: Yarn Nerd 1200 MHz BFL, dyed in custom shades of Dijon Yellow and Chocolate Red.


needles / gauge: 6 spi and 8 rpi on US #4's


mods: to accommodate for my gauge difference with sport weight yarn, I worked rows 38-41 two more times, and added 4 more rows to the thumb chart (2 increase rows, 2 decrease rows)

  • Marie 7y

  • cauchy09 7y

    The yarn is fabulous, especially the Dijon, and the mittens are really great! They must be really soft and warm.
  • Sarah 7y

    They're really fun Adam! Well done.
  • adamknits 7y


    They're so soft and warm, I never want to take them off. I was a bit worried I'd catch the floats, having never worn stranded mittens, but they don't get in the way at all. In fact, they even mat down a bit after wear.
  • Ühltje 7y

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