Lace knit mittens

Third time lucky on these mittens? I’ve been trying to make these cute gloves from Yarn, needles and a cup of coffee for the last week or two. Used mum’s tight knit in back cast on to begin with and then realised the cuffs wouldn’t go over a hand! I’ve cast on an extra 8 stitches now and cast on using larger needles to make it looser but retaining the neat edge… Now a bit scared they’ll be too large. Ohhhhh, the trauma!

Below is the current glove, with the too-tight disaster above it:

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