Overshot Mittens

Originally published in Interweave Knits, these stranded mittens would make a lovely gift. They’re knit in the round using two colors of sportweight yarn. The mittens’ clean lines are accentuated by the garter stitch cuffs.


approx. 150 yds/137m of sportweight yarn (Category 2) in each of two colors; sample uses St-Denis Nordique, colors #5816 champagne and #5810 navy (discontinued); use a wool or wool-blend sportweight (Category 2) yarn as substitute

needles and supplies:
one set double-pointed needles, US size 4 (3.5mm), or size to get gauge
tapestry needle
waste yarn
stitch markers

Adult Woman
Finished Hand Circumference: 8”/20.25cm
Finished Length: 8.75”/22.25cm

26 sts/36 rnds = 4”/10cm in St st over colorwork pattern