Knitted Fingerless Mittens – Beacon Tate – MetroArtist.ca – knitting
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Knitted Fingerless Mittens – Beacon Tate – Metro Artist.Ca
Required one 100 m ball in bulky 5 –
I used: Charisma charisma / carisma 100% acrylic
3.5 mm double ended needles for ribbing and 4 mm double ended needles for body
With the 3.5 mm double ended needles cast on
Small 28 stitches (8/12/8)
Medium 32 Stitches (8/16/8)
Join end to start Ribbing K1* (in back of needle) P1
Continue ribbing K1*P1 until cuff measures 2 1/2 inches
Change to 4 mm double ended needles and stocking stitch increase 4 stitches:
- for small increase to 32 stitches on the 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th stitches
- for medium increase to 36 stitches on the 8th, 16th, 24th and 32nd stitches
Continue in stocking stitch for 14 rows (small) or 16 rows for (medium)
Thumb – next 10 stitches (small) or 12 stitches (medium)
K1* P1 turn for 5 rows – on 5th row cast off theses 10 or 12 stitches
cut yarn leaving a 12 inch thread
In stocking stitch knit across remaining 22 stitches (small) or 24 stitches (medium)
Pick up 2 stitches at the bottom of the thumb (bring thumb together) knit
Continue in stocking stitch for a total of 10 rows
for small next 4 rows:
row 1 purl, row 2 knit, row 3 purl, row 4 knit and cast off
for medium next 6 rows:
row 1 purl, row 2 knit, row 3 purl, row 4 knit, row 5 purl, row 6 knit and cast off
I made these for my family, as part of my Christmas 2016 collection.
I have had only positive respond.
Enjoy! Beacon Tate