Bernie's Mittens Free PDF Download
Bernie's Mittens by Alyssa Coffey are inspired by those that Bernie Sanders wore at Joe Biden's inauguration on January 20, 2021.
Bernie's own mittens were made by Jenn Ellis, a Vermont schoolteacher who sewed them from patches of old wool sweaters. These are a little different as they repeat the same colorwork around the hand while Sander's mittens featured contrasting thumb and black fabric across the palm.
The pattern calls for 1 skein of each of four colors of worsted weight yarn. Great choices include:
The mittens are knit on size US 4 needles..
This pattern is available as a PDF download.