"Encaustico" Mittens Knitting Kit
"Encaustico" Mittens Knitting Kit

WOW! These are stunning mittens with a 5" cuff to keep out the snow and cold, shaped to fit your hands.  The mittens match the Encaustico Hat, and both were designed for us by Varian Brandon.  Varian specializes in gorgeous stranded colorwork.  Her patterns are detailed and well written with good pattern support so fear not! - you CAN do this!

The mittens are constructed from the bottom up starting at the cuff.  The motifs found in both hat and mittens are reminiscent of tiles from Ancient Greece.

MMW-Premium Kits are discounted 10% over individual items

"Encaustico" Mittens Knitting Kit

Regular price$59.00
  • In stock, ready to ship
  • Inventory on the way

Varian Brandon has been a design collaborator with Mountain Meadow Wool for many years. We met her at a TNNA tradeshow (The National Needle Arts) and she became a friend very quickly.

Varian is very talented and meticulous in her design work. We love how she uses color in unexpected ways and the story she tells with many of her colorwork patterns.

Varian makes her home in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains and this year we welcomed her to our Rocky Mountains for a great visit. Over the years she has created beautiful items for us and we continue to work on more.

The Encaustico Mittens were done at the same time as the Encaustico Hat.  The hat was first released to our Legacy Yarn Club.  Cumulativa Cowl is another of Varian's designs to check out.

  • 3 skeins of Saratoga Yarn in Lupine, Cowboy Brown, and Salmon
  • 30 sts and 35 rounds per 4 inches
  • Suggested Needle Size: US 3 and 1 (needles not included)
  • Knitting Pattern
  • Packed in our Craft Bag
  • Alternate dyed skeins while knitting to distribute the color evenly
  • Hand wash by soaking in lukewarm water with a mild detergent
  • Let the fabric soak for 15 minutes, gently squeeze out excess moisture
  • Lay flat and shape to air dry



Bought my parents each a hat for Christmas, they love them!


"I want to share a photo of the sweater I made out of Jackson yarn in color silver. It’s simply gorgeous!


I visited your mill in late September and purchased your Saratoga fingering yarn to make this purse. I’m so glad I
discovered your mill in Buffalo as I am originally from Wyoming and it’s so special to knit with yarn that is sourced and milled there.

I love your Legacy club and look forward to some fun projects and great yarns to discover.


I am so happy with MMW products. The end product is great and my son loves the sweater, as he said, "made with love! Just right for Montana winters!"


Very soft wool, like getting a lamb, thanks.


i absolutely LOVE this yarn. Thank you so much for making it! It feels great when you are knitting and then the wearing is even better.


We get so many compliments on the Table Runner we purchased. It has been an awesome accessory to our entryway.

Thank you for making such a beautiful product.


Very soft wool, like petting a lamb, thanks.


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