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January is For Mittens

Happy New Year to all!  I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season. 
To start off 2009 I've got a few new mitten patterns.  January is a good time to cozy  up on the couch and knit things that warm us body and soul.  Today I have the first of the mittens, Furrow. 

Furrow 2

Furrow, worked in three colors of Cascade 220, is the perfect opportunity to play with color - one of my favorite things to do.  The simple slipped stitch cuff adds textural interest against the contrast of bold stripes.  With the range of colors available in this yarn, the combinations are endless.

Furrow on White

My daughter dubbed these mittens "Furrow" because the stripe pattern reminds her of the neat rows of a freshly plowed field.  When you wear your Furrows on the coldest days, let the stripes remind you that spring will be here soon enough with its promise of bounty and new growth.

Furrow Peek


Finished Measurements:
  7.5” (18cm) at cuff, 8” (20cm) at palm.  The overall mitten length and the thumb length are customizable.

Needles:  US 7 (4.5mm) or size to obtain gauge.  You may use DPN’s or Circulars whichever is your preference for working in the round.

  22 stitches = 4”(10cm) in Stockinette

Yarn:  Cascade 220, 100% Peruvian Highland Wool, 220 yards/201m per 3.5oz/100g ball.

Color A (aqua): Color #9427 1 - ball
Color B (brown): Color #9459 -1 ball
Color C (green):  Color #8914 -1 ball

Additional Materials: 
Tapestry needle
Scrap yarn
Place markers

Price $6.00


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ack another pattern i'm drooling over!!!
I love your colour choices, beautiful!

These are lovely!

Funny thing, I initially read "mittens" as "kittens" and was momentarily confused. But I suppose they are both warm and snuggly!

There are so many mittens I want to knit right now! You're killing me here. Oh, and that part about spring being here soon enough. No way. It can't ever come soon enough!!

These are adorable, and I love your color choices!

cute mittens! i love the idea behind the name :)

These are great, I love the color combination!

Super cute! I love the colors!


Furrow is such a genius name for this pattern, what a smart young lady to have named it this:)

Another beautiful pattern!! I have so many wonderful patterns to buy right now (many of them yours)!! How will I ever knit them all?!

Oh they are great. I will have to make these. I am still waiting for for the striped hoodie pattern. I think I will drop everything else to make it.

Those are so fun, and I love the colors you used. I'll have to queue that in Ravelry.

Lovely, the colours are great.

These are beautiful, love the colour combo. Your daughter was spot on with name.

Cute, cute, cute- I'm a sucker for stripes!!

Happy knitting!

i am totally in love with those mittens!

those are so yummy looking!

thanks for the wonderful pattern. the colors are so vibrant and inspirational to me.

These are beautiful!

Totally cool! I love the colours. I'm not able yet to change colours.. but iff I can..

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