3 Little Mittens number three ...

Aberdeen is ispired by the haunting beauty and ubiquitous thistles of Scotland ...

... with stranded colorwork and a cute little picot hem, Aberdeen is covered with large, middling and wee thistles.

Pattern is for sale as a pdf download - $6
or purchase the entire 3 Little Mittens collection - Aberdeen, Delft and Reykjavik - for $12
... or as a kit which includes the Aberdeen pattern and 240 gm of yarn in 9 colors and 4 different yarn blends.

Finished Size: 7" palm circumference, to fit a woman. To modify fit, adjust needle size

Yarn: Sunday Knits 3 ply Eden (100% merino), Nirvana (92% merino, 8% cashmere), Brigadoon (merino tweed) and Angelic (75% merino, 25% angora);

9-color mittens (as shown)
1 50-gm skein each of Eden (100% merino) graphite for main and sage for contrasting color
and 1 20-gm skein each of Eden in curry, pickle, lagoon and grape, Angelic (75% merino 25% angora) in nut, Nirvana (92% merino 8% cashmere) in ocean and Brigadoon (merino tweed) in blackish

Aberdeen could also be great in two colors - just 1 50-gm skein each of the main and contrasting colors.
Needles & Notions: Size 1 / 2.25 mm: set of 4 or 5 double-pointed (dpn) or circular needles, markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Gauge: 34 sts= 4" in St st

Skills used: Stranded color work, reading charts, provisional cast on

knit Aberdeen