Basic Elements Mittens and Fingerless Mitts Knitting Pattern
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Yarn: 125 (140, 165, 190) yds DK weight yarn
The sample was made with the following:
1 skein Berroco Vintage DK (52% Acrylic, 40% Wool, 8% Nylon; 290yds/100g)
Needles: US 5 (3.75 mm) needles in preferred style for small circumference knitting in the round, OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN THE CORRECT GAUGE.
Notions: Stitch markers, scrap yarn to use as stitch holder, tapestry needle
24 sts and 32 rows = 4” in Stockinette stitch, after blocking.
Save time by taking time to check gauge.
To fit adult size S (M, L, XL)
Hand Circumference: 6¾ (7¼, 8, 8¾)”
Sample shown is size M.
The mitts/mittens are knit in the round from the cuff up. The right hand and left hand mitts/mittens are identical.
k2tog knit two together (right-slanting decrease)
M1L Make 1 Left: Insert left needle, from front to back, under strand of yarn which runs between next stitch on left needle and last stitch on right needle; knit this stitch through back loop. 1 stitch increased.
M1R Make 1 Right: Insert left needle, from back to front, under strand of yarn which runs between next stitch on left needle and last stitch on right needle; knit this stitch through front loop. 1 stitch increased.