My Rainbow Heart Mitts

a LOVEly stranded project


$4.00

 

We all need a little love and rainbows in our lives. I wrote this pattern to get a little happiness out into the world, one rainbow at a time. This is a fun, simple colorwork pattern that is easy to memorize. This pattern was specifically designed to showcase the rainbow in your yarn stash.

SIZES
Adult Small (Medium, Large)  

YARN
FINGERING WEIGHT YARN
Main Color : 110 (130, 150) yards
TOTAL Contrasting Color : 76 (88, 100) yards
Contrasting Color/6-round repeat* : 3-3.5 (3.5-4, 4-4.5) yards
*All CC color changes in chart A will require 3 (3.5, 4) yards. All CC color changes in chart B will require 3.5 (4, 4.5) yards.

SHOWN IN: Canon Hand Dyes CHARLES MERINO SOCK (80% Superwash Merino 20% Nylon, 395 yards / 100 grams) or other FINGERING weight yarn
“Silver” for MC & “Bright, Fierce Colour” 24-Color Mini Skein Set for CC

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
Circumference : 6 (7, 8) inches
Length : 9.5 inches

NEEDLES
US 3 (3.25mm) & US 1 (2.25mm) DPNs or other small circumference needles in each size or size needed to obtain gauge

GAUGE
32 stitches & 40 rounds = 4 inches in stockinette stitch (using colorwork heart motif) on LARGER NEEDLES

NOTIONS : 
2 stitch markers, scrap yarn, & tapestry needle

SKILLS
stranded colorwork & knitting in the round

LEVEL
intermediate