Ørnulf & Lena

These mittens are extra warm, with optional convertible tops to help you deal with technology without having to take anything off.

The pattern includes three possibilities for the top: traditional, fingerless, and convertible. Written instructions + chart, laid out for printing (with bonus chart oriented to view on a screen or tablet)

Difficulty: Intermediate

Gauge: 28 sts & 35 rounds = 4” in colour pattern in the round (on Addi Turbo nickel-plated needles; read about why needle material is important here)

One size. Finished measurements: 6” wrist circumference (unstretched); 8.25” hand circumference, 10.25” tall (height is adjustable).


  • Malabrigo Rios (pure Merino superwash, 210 yds/192m per 100g skein). One skein each of MC (shown in 211 Syrah Grapes) and CC (shown in 122 Niebla)
  • 1 3.75mm 12” circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge (see note)
  • 1 set of 4 – 3.75mm DPN
  • 1 set of 4 – 3mm DPN
  • Stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle
  • Waste yarn in a contrasting colour (smooth mercerized cotton works well)
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