Acorn Teeth
from Paper Tiger Follow

Acorn Teeth was originally published in 2012, but an updated version has been released as part of the Paper Tiger Fall/Winter 2013 collection!

Knit at a fine gauge in fingering weight yarn, these three-color mitts are beautiful and warm. The colorwork is done in the Fair Isle style, so no more than two colors are worked per round. Vikkel braids line the top, giving the motifs a textural pop.

Sizing: Small (Medium, Large): 7.5” (9”, 10.5”) circumference, unstretched.

Yarn requirements:

- yarn color A: 
115 (135, 160) yds Zitron Lifestyle (100% superwash fingering weight merino wool, 169 yds per skein) in Evergreen (#83) 
1 (1, 1) skein 
- yarn color B: 
60 (75, 85) yds Zitron Lifestyle (100% superwash fingering weight merino wool, 169 yds per skein) in Silver (#12) 
1 (1, 1) skein 
- yarn color C: 
30 (35, 40) yds Zitron Lifestyle (100% superwash fingering weight merino wool, 169 yds per skein) in White (#01) 
1 (1, 1) skein

Gauge: 8 stitches and 11 rounds = 1" in stranded colorwork

Needles: 1 set DPNs in size needed to obtain gauge
(suggested size: US size 1 / 2.25 mm)


Knitting skills and techniques this pattern uses include:
- knitting in the round on DPNs
- stranded colorwork
- vikkel braids
- afterthought thumb

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