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Lenticular Mitts Free Knitting Pattern

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Lenticular Mitts Free Knitting Pattern

Reno is lucky enough to have the specific types of air patterns that are perfect for creating lenticular cloud formations. Lenticular clouds are known for their layered, circular, UFO-like shape that often look as if they were stacked on top of one another. On a walk recently I noticed a lenticular cloud formation where the play of light and shadow on the cloud layers inspired me to create these slouchy, color-blocked mitts! This simple mitt pattern, knit in Cascade's Lana d'Oro yarn-- a blend of 50% wool and 50% alpaca, can be done in as many colors as you like. While the color-blocking shown here is classically simple, they could easily be knit all in one color, or a whole rainbow of fun colors! Basic stockinette stitch in-the-round makes this a project suitable for beginning knitters, refreshing skills or that no-brainer simple project for unwinding in the evenings. The pattern is written for double pointed needles but if you prefer other knitting in-the-round techniques please feel free to adapt this pattern to your favorite method. The Lenticular Mitts are the perfect fast knit for year- round gift giving or a fabulous instant gratification project for YOU!

Lenticular Mitts Free Knitting Pattern
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20 sts & 30 rows= 4" in Stockinette Stitch
*Row gauge isn't super important as long as you get stitch gauge.

Finished Measurements
  • Palm Circumference- unstretched: 6 (7, 8, 9)"
  • Arm Circumference- unstretched: 7 (8, 9, 10)"
  • Length: 11 (11.5, 11.5, 11.75)"

*Shown in size Medium. Length can easily be shortened or lengthened based on preference.

About the Designer

Designer - Kristen Ashbaugh-Helmreich

Kristen Ashbaugh-Helmreich lives in Reno, NV and works on the Customer Engagement team at Jimmy Beans Wool; her tasks include social media (Ravelry & Pinterest, yay!) and coordinating the blog, she co-writes the bi-monthly newsletters and designs knitting, sewing and crochet patterns among various other fun tasks. Outside of work, she is the designer behind Marinade Designs (, her own line of knitting patterns that she is hoping to expand in the coming year. When she's not knitting or sewing her own clothes, she is working in her garden, tending to her chickens, cooking up delicious food, doing yoga, or hiking and backpacking with her husband and their feisty little mutt Wallace. Feel free to check out all of Kristen's designs on Ravelry:

For help with any of Kristen's patterns on the JBW Free Patterns Page, feel free to e-mail her directly at:

We hope you enjoy this free knitting pattern. This free pattern and the associated photographs are only for personal non-commercial use and are not for resale.
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