2-Hour Mitts by Simone Kereit

2-Hour Mitts

Knitting
December 2013
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
90 - 100 yards (82 - 91 m)
7.5"/19cm(8"/20 cm) palm circumference, 7"/18cm or 8"/20cm long
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Jetzt auch auf Deutsch erhältlich! German version is now available!


These super quick mitts are thick and cozy and unisex. 7.5” and 8” palm circumference works equally for larger hands and ends up being cozy-chunky for smaller hands. Best of all?
They take virtually no time to make, they are about 30 rounds start to finish ( under 2 hours for a pair!) why not make some for everyone in your family? You can even knock out a pair in the car on the way to the holiday gathering at your aunt’s house. (unless your aunt lives across the street, of course) and, hey, just make sure someone else is driving, ok?

Use your thick and thin handspun or any commercial yarn that works up to 12 st per 4” (thick & thin or not) to make these super quick and cozy thick mitts.

Great for lumberjacking, driving on cold days or looking rugged while playing with your smart phone.

Materials

Yarn
* Blue Sample: Imperial Stock Ranch
‘Native Twist’ (100% Soft Spun Wool,
150yards/137m, 4 oz/100g) ‘Indigo
Heather’

  • Multicolor Sample: Tahki Yarn ‘Taos’ (95% wool, 5% Acrylic, 60yards/55m, 1.75 oz/50g) ‘015 Foliage’
  • Ivory/Ivory & Grey Samples: Handspun Thick & Thin Super Bulky wt yarn, approx. 80 yds/74 mtr

The longer version is shown in the blue sample, all the other samples are of the shorter version.

Needles
US Size 10.5 (6.5 mm) set of double points (or needles for your favorite way of working in the round) for Imperial Stockranch Yarn, or size to obtain gauge
US Size 9 (5.5 mm) set of double point needles for Tahki Taos’ and thick and thin handspun, or size to obtain gauge.
Since these yarns used vastly different needles to get the same result, take time to save time and check your gauge!

Gauge
12 st and 18 rows = 4” over Stockinette

Notions
2 stitch markers, 1 small stitch holder

Finished Size
8”/20 cm palm circumference, 8”/20 cm long.

Skills needed

  • Knitting in the round
  • Knit, Purl
  • simple shaping: k2tog, p2tog, ssk and M1 increase
  • picking up stitches

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Deutsche Version ist jetzt auch erhältlich.
Herzlichen Dank an Brigitta(shefro), Monika (alcina) und Christine (panzerwels) fürs Durchlesen und die Hilfe beim Übersetzen!

Garn:
Imperial Stock Ranch ‘Native Twist’ (100% Soft Spun Wool, 150yards/137m, 4 oz/100g), 1 skein
Tahki Yarn ‘Taos’ (95% wool, 5% Acrylic, 60yards/55m, 1.75 oz/50g), 2 skeins or
Super Bulky weight yarn, approx. 80 yds/74 m

Nadeln:
6.5 mm (US 10.5) Nadelspiel für Imperial Stock Ranch Yarn, oder der Maschenprobe entsprechend,
5.5 mm (US 9) für handgesponnenes Garn, oder der Maschenprobe entsprechend
Da für diese beiden Garne grosse Unterschiede in Nadelstärke gebraucht wurden um zur selben Maschenprobe zu gelangen, bitte unbedingt Maschenprobe machen.

Maschenprobe:
12 M und 18-19 R = 10cm/4” glatt rechts gestrickt

Hilfsmittel:
1 Maschenmarkierer, 1 kleiner Maschenhalter für Daumen Maschen.

Fertige Grössen:
19cm/7.5” (20cm/8”) Stulpen Hand Umfang, 18cm/7”oder 20 cm/8” lang.

Vorkenntnisse

  • Rundstricken

  • rechte und linke Maschen

  • 2 M re zus.str

  • Abketten

  • Maschen aufnehmen