While watching the 2010 Winter Olympics, I was captivated by the colors and pattern of the Dutch speed skaters’ uniforms. These mittens are my tribute to these intense, speedy athletes in their stunning black and orange suits.
88 yds/40g worsted weight yarn in MC; 66 yds/30g in A; 110 yds/50g in B
Sample was worked in Cascade 220 (worsted weight; 100% Peruvian Highland wool; 220 yds/100g skein) in #8555
black (MC), #8010 natural (A), #9444 orange (B)
Size 4 (3.5mm) double-pointed needles (set of 4) or size needed to obtain gauge
3 stitch markers, 1 in second color to mark beginning of round
Stitch holder or waste yarn to hold unworked stitches