Smerral Mitts

Smerral was designed to reflect my love of cold water and icy dips, with the mosaic pattern echoing the ripples on the water. Mitts and a cup of tea are the first things I reach for when I get out – perfect for warming my hands as I’m getting changed.


One size – palm circumference 19 cm / 7.5 in


Sample is made using:

Midwinter Yarns Black & Blue, 100% Welsh Bluefaced Leicester, 232 m / 254 yds per 100g skein.

MC – Captains Coat, 1 skein
CC – Welsh Mist, 1 skein

The pattern requires 65 m / 70 yds DK weight yarn, in two colours. It is recommended to chose a soft, warm yarn with a high wool content.



21 sts and 36 rows = 10 cm / 4 in, in pattern stitch using larger needles


3.5 mm / US4 DPNs or circular needles
4.0 mm / US6 DPNs or circular needles


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