Slipping Up

A pair of mitts with coloured stripes and slipped stitches on the back of the handWhen I started working on my Elemental Mitts patterns I knew I wanted to make a fifth pattern which combined the colours of the other four and here it is! Na Ceithir Dùil means the four elements in Scottish Gaelic – the perfect name for my final elemental mitts! 

Na Ceithir Dùil combines stripes of colours with slipped stitches to give gentle waving stripes across the back of the hand. They’re quick and fun to knit and give a A pair of mitts with coloured stripes and slipped stitches on the back of the handreally dramatic look to the mitt! You can see what my testers did with them down below! A couple of my testers generously offered to knit sizes too big for them to help me out!

You can get 25% off Na Ceithir Dùil with the code FourSale until 11.59 pm (UTC) on the 27th of February 2024. The pattern is also on LoveCrafts and Etsy!

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Credits to @a_jessee5 @Craftyknitsbysue and  @Pinknpurl on IG and AZCactuswren, boisegarden, Crazybaglady, melfishie and positivepolly on Ravelry!


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