Witchy striped fingerless mittens in two lengths with picot edge fold-over eyelet cuffs and optional crochet chain ribbon detail.

Pattern: $5.00 US

Shown in Cascade Yarns 220 [100% wool, 220 yds/100 g]
SHORT: MC: Silver Heather #8401, 1 skein; CC: Jet Heather #4002, 1 skein
LONG: MC: Black #8555, 1 skein; CC: Jet Heather #4002, 1 skein

S/M [M/L]

US size 7 [8] (4.5 mm) [(5 mm)] double-point needles

5 [4.5] sts = 1 inch in stockinette in the round

• Stitch markers
• Yarn needle
• US size G or H crochet hook (optional for crochet chain ribbon)

Note about S/M [M/L] sizing: Pattern is written as one size. Both sizes follow
the same instructions, it’s just that they are knit with different needle sizes.

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Ooey, gooey, sticky and sweet.  Just what you expect from the perfect cinnamon roll. And I must insist that you eat them fresh and hot right from the oven, really. The perfect cinnamon roll takes some time to make, naturally, but this recipe is very easy and you can mix everything by hand – the […]

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