Bamboo Thicket mitts
The stretchy Bamboo stitch makes these fingerless mitts great for gifting as they fit pre-teens to adult men. Make them short or long, with contrasting cuffs or no thumbs – it’s your choice!
Please use a stretchy DK or heavy sport weight yarn. A wool or wool mix yarn is recommended for this pattern, pure hemp or bamboo is not suitable.
The pattern has been tech edited by Katherine Vaughan, and test-knitted.
MATERIALS • 146 meter/160 yards DK weight yarn (pictured: Wollmeise DK in Turkis colorway) • 3 mm/US2 1/2 needles (or appropriate to get gauge) magic loop or 2 circulars or set of DPN’s, DPN’s for the thumbs • Scrap yarn • Tapestry needle • Stitch marker
GAUGE AND MEASUREMENTS Gauge: 20 sts/17 rows over 5 cm/2 inches in Bamboo Stitch pattern (unstretched and unblocked). Measurements: Finished size approximately 18 cm/7 inches long, 7 cm/2.75 inches across (unstretched and unblocked).
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