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Horatio and Oren by Barbara Gregory

Horatio and Oren by Barbara Gregory Horatio and Oren by Barbara Gregory
Horatio and Oren by Barbara Gregory Horatio and Oren by Barbara Gregory
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Snowy and Horned Owls adorn these playful mittens.

$7.00 US

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Finished measurements:
Child’s sizes:
Hand circumference: 5 ½ (6)" / 14 (15) cm
Hand length: 4 ¼ (5)" / 11 (12.5) cm
Total length: 6 ¼ (7)" / 16 (18) cm
Horned Owl shown in size 6" / 15 cm
Intended to fit child aged 2–4 years
(4–6 years).

Woman’s sizes:
Hand circumference: 7 ½ (8)½" / 19 (20.5) cm
Hand length: 7 (7 ½)" / 18 (19) cm
Total length: 9 ½ (10)" / 24 (25.5) cm
Snowy Owl shown in size 7 ½" / 19 cm

Yarn:
Child’s sizes:
Valley Yarns Huntington (218 yd / 199 m
per 1 ¾ oz / 50 g skein; 75% Fine Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon):
For Horned Owls
1 skein in #28 Arctic (Background Color)
1 skein in #B118 Chocolate (Owl Color)
For Snowy Owls (not shown)
1 skein in #30 Deep Pine or #31 Dark Olive (Background Color)
1 skein in #10 Natural (Owl Color)

Woman’s sizes:
Valley Yarns Northfield (124 yd / 113 m per 1 ¾ oz / 50 g ball; 70% Merino, 20% Baby Alpaca, 10% Silk):
For Snowy Owls
1 ball in #11 Balsam (Background Color)
1 ball in #01 Natural (Owl Color)
For Horned Owls (not shown)
1 ball in Stone Blue or Tranquil Blue (Background Color)
1 ball in Charcoal or #04 Cocoa (Owl Color)

Needles & Notions:
For child’s size 5 ½" / 14 cm:
Sizes 0 US / 2 mm and 1 US / 2.25 mm double-pointed needles

For child’s size 6" / 15 cm:
Sizes 1 US / 2.25 mm and 2 US / 2.75 mm double-pointed needles

For woman’s size 7 ½" / 19 cm:
Sizes 2 ½ US / 3 mm and 3 US / 3.25 mm double-pointed needles

For woman’s size 8" / 20.5 cm:
Sizes 2 ½ US / 3 mm and 4 US / 3.5 mm double-pointed needles

Stitch marker, tapestry needle

Gauge:
Child’s sizes:
36 sts and 41 rounds = 4" / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch over chart using size 1 US / 2.25 mm needles
32 sts and 35 rounds = 4" / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch over chart using size 2 US / 2.75 mm

Woman’s sizes:
26 sts and 29 rounds = 4" / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch over chart using size 3 US / 3.25 mm needles
24 sts and 27 rounds = 4" / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch over chart using size 4 US / 3.5 mm needles

Construction Notes:  Mittens worked in Fair Isle-style stranded colorwork with a ribbed cuff. Color pattern is given in chart form only.

This is a pdf download, not a mailed pattern. An email with a link to download will be sent to the same email used for your paypal account. These links expire after 3 downloads or 100 hours (whichever comes first).