Knitted Fingerless Mittens – Beacon Tate

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Knitted Fingerless Mittens – Beacon Tate – Metro Artist.Ca

Knitted Fingerless Mitten - Beacon Tate - MetroArtist.ca

Category Knitting

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

Fingerless Body

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

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