Shine Your Yarn Mittens
These unisex fingerless mittens are worked entirely in slip stitches. The smooth main pattern goes well with variegated yarn, the thumb part adds some interest in texture.
The pattern includes written instructions and step-by-step picture tutorials for all stitches and techniques used.
skills needed: chain
skills learned: front loop only slip stitch, back loop only slip stitch, inverse back loop only slip stitch, short rowsand invisible seam in back loop only slip stitch
You can see these mittens as an introduction to different slip stitch textures, the smooth pattern for the main part, the rib pattern for the cuffs and the flat rib pattern for the thumb.