Shamballah Mitts by Beth Burke ~ Yarn Kit

Shamballah Mitts by Beth Burke ~ Yarn Kit


Shamballah mittens are fingerless mittens, with some simple colour work, and a little pop of colour. The mittens are designed with a bit more length than most, and are best worn with a touch of ease for a comfort fit.There are 2 versions; one is knitted in the round (Version A ~ Lace), another is knit flat in a heavier weight yarn (Version B ~ DK) and then seamed on finishing.

The pattern is available for purchase ON RAVLERY (it is not part of this kit and needs to be bought separately):

With your Ravelry pattern purchase, you can also download a mobile phone friendly version of the pattern which has been formatted specifically for viewing on a smartphone!

You may choose between available yarn kits:

  • Version A (Approx 75g Nurturing Fibres SingleSpun Lace held double and knitted in the round)
    Colourway available, as pictured: Main Colour: Misty Mint. Contrast: Vintage Rose & Monette
  • Version B (Approx 90g Adele’s Pure Wool DK knitted flat and seamed at the end)
    Colourway available: Similar to the Version A (Light blue/green, Bordeaux + Blue), in Adele’s Pure Wool DK .



Shamballah Mitts
By Beth Burke (Bows & Arrows)

Version A Yarn requirements:
Nurturing Fibres Single Spun lace (100% merino; 620 m / 678 yards per 100g)
Colour A (Misty Mint): 310 m / 339 yards
Colour B (Vintage Rose): 62 m / 68 yards
Colour C (Monette): 62m / 68 yards

Version A Construction notes
These mittens are knitted in the round, using increases to shape a thumb gusset. Lace weight yarn is held double throughout.

Version A Sizes
S (M, L)

Version A Needles & Gauge
3 mm / US 2.5 circular knitting needle
3.5 mm / US 4 circular knitting needle (or size to obtain gauge)
26 stitches x 37 rounds = 10 cm / 4 inches in stocking stitch on 3.5 mm / US 4 needles

Version B Yarn requirements:
Adele’s Pure Wool 4 ply – DK (100% merino; 96 m / 105 yards per 50g)
Colour A (Light grey): 96 m / 105 yards
Colour B (Bright Pink): 10 m / 11 yards
Colour C (Natural): 10 m / 11 yards

Version B Construction Notes
These mittens are knitted flat and seamed on finishing, featuring thumbholes (no gusset). This version uses DK yarn.

Version B Sizes
S/M (M/L)

Version B Needles & Gauge
3.5 mm / US 4 knitting needle
4 mm / US 6 knitting needle (or size to obtain gauge)
20 stitches x 28 rows = 10 cm / 4 inches in stocking stitch on 4 mm / US 6 needles


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