Side by side
These mitts are knit in the round using a round DK weight singles yarn. The pattern features Stocking stitch, thumb gussets and a narrow cable running along the back of the hand that is trimmed with garter stitch on either side.
Finished Measurements – 6 ½ (7 ¼, 8) in / 16.5 (18.5, 20.5) cm in circ, not including thumb gusset. Designed to be worn with approximately ½ - ¾ in / 1.5-2 cm of negative ease.
Skill Level – Intermediate – working in the round on double pointed needles, backward loop cast on (basic instructions included), picking up stitches, simple increases and finishing.
Yarn – 1 skein of Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend (70% wool / 30% silk, 150 yards / 135 m / 50 g skein) #2246 Substitute with approximately 120 (130, 140) yards / 110 (120, 130) m of DK weight yarn which knits to the specified gauge. Yarn amounts might differ depending on the yarn composition. Materials and Notions – Size 4 mm (US6) double pointed needles or size required to obtain correct gauge.