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One size (women’s medium/large) Finished size 12″ top to bottom, 4 ¼” wide side to side (approx.)
200 yards Jamieson Aran 50g/101 yards per ball
US Size 10/6mm DPNs
Lightweight wool for embroidery (rustic red, green, charcoal)
Transfer paper that dissolves in water
Darning needle to weave in ends
Large eye embroidery needle
Gauge 14.5 st and 19 rows over 4″ (approx.)
Mitten will shrink roughly 20% in width and 25% in length with fulling.
Important: Do not use wool that has been bleached (cream/white wool is often bleached, so check the label). This inhibits the ability for wool to shrink during fulling.
Fulling or Felting?
Fulling is the appropriate term for what we commonly call “felting.” Knitting an item and subjecting it to moisture, friction and heat to “shrink” the fibers is called fulling.