Penelope Polar Bear Mittens Kit

Penelope Polar Bear Mittens Kit

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Perfect for keeping little hands warm and really satisfying to make. These minimal, gender-neutral mittens are loved by parents and also by little ones; by babies who are fascinated by high contrast (and also their own hands!) and by toddlers who are drawn to the fun polar bear faces poking out of their sleeves.

KNITTING LEVEL: For sizes 0-6M and 6-12M the pattern is EASY and for sizes 1-2Y and 2-3Y the pattern is INTERMEDIATE

IN YOUR KIT:

- 50g fine merino DK in Cream
- Small quantity of fine merino DK in Anthracite
- Small quantity of merino DK in Mustard
- 4mm bamboo knitting needles
- 3.25mm bamboo knitting needles
- 2 gold honeycomb stitch markers
- Tapestry needle
- Knitting pattern booklet
- Knitting techniques guide
- Access to online video tutorials
- Project bag (organic cotton)

THE WOOL:

The wool is 100% merino, milled in the UK in Yorkshire. Merino wool is perfect for babies and toddlers as it's luxuriously soft, non-irritating to sensitive skin and it helps to regulate body temperature by being both insulating and breathable. Being designed especially with babies and toddlers in mind, the merino in our kits is also non-itchy and machine washable.

THE KNITTING PATTERN:

The mittens are knitted flat on straight needles in plain grey with a white top. The polar bear ears, eyes and nose are added at the end using duplicate stitch. The knitting pattern contains instructions for thumbless mittens in sizes 0-6M and 6-12M and mittens with thumbs in sizes 1-2Y and 2-3Y. Alongside the pattern booklet, you also get a Knitting Techniques Guide. This can be used together with the video tutorials to learn to knit as you go.

The pattern and techniques guide are printed in Brighton on recycled paper.

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