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Don't Panic Gift Series - Glittens! Are they mittens or gloves?

Glittens! Also known as convertible mitts make a great gift knit.  These mitts are unisex and sized to fit hands that are 6 ¾” , 8”, or 9” circumference. The design is very basic without any fussy details making it a great gift for anyone with cold hands. The mitts are made from heavy worsted or  Aran weight yarn, making them a fast knit even using smaller needles which will give you  a dense knit for warmth. You can use DPNs or magic loop for the body of the mitts.  Once transitioned to the fingers DPNs are necessary. If you wish you will learn to do 2 mitts at a time using magic loop for the body of the mitts. 


  • Pattern - Juris Mitts by Alexis Winslow - can be found here. Please purchase and download before class.
  • 366 yards of worsted weight yarn (see suggestions below)

  • US 3 DPNs. If using magic loop you will need a 40” US 3 circular needle. 

  • Stitch Markers 

  • Waste yarn and tapestry needle for stitch holders.

  • Size D crochet hook to make button loop

  • 2 buttons

Recommended Yarn: 

Juniper Moon Saxony 

Rowan Cashmere Tweed

Juniper Moon Farm Moonshine

Ella Rae Cashmereno Aran

Plymouth Homestead Tweed

Hikoo SimpliWorsted

Malabrigo Rios

Rowan Pure Wool Superwash

Homework or Additional Info  

Please make sure to have all materials purchased (and yarn wound) prior to class. 

Skill Level: Intermediate
Skill Details: Intermediate: Students must be able to knit in the round. Exposure to double pointed needles (DPNs) is helpful.
Materials Included: Materials sold separately and must be purchased from Lambshoppe
Instructor: Gerry
Instructor Bio: Gerry has been with the Lamb Shoppe for about 3 years and a knitting instructor for 2 years. Sweater knitting is probably her most favorite knitting activity, but she is well versed in hats, mitts, and shawls. Gerry has spent a lot of time reading and learning about fit, yarn qualities, and gauge. Her strength lies in selecting the right size in patterns and what yarn best fits what you are looking for in your garment. The Novice Sweater class has been well received by patrons of the Lamb Shoppe. She also likes to focus on techniques and skills such as 2 at a time mitt knitting with magic loop, another of her favorite classes. Gerry strives to foster a sense of community and wants to support her students in elevating their knitting knowledge and skills.
There is an additional cost for materials.

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.