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Bernie's Mittens Free PDF Download

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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.