Bodhi Mittens (and Fingerless Mitts) by Tracey Grzegorczyk

Bodhi Mittens (and Fingerless Mitts)

Worsted (9 wpi) ?
6 stitches and 9 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette in the round
US 6 - 4.0 mm
100 - 200 yards (91 - 183 m)
Women's Small, Medium, Large
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Dress up your hands! This pattern includes options for both mitten and fingerless-mitt styles. A full photo tutorial is included for the motif stitch. The cable stitches can be done with or without a cable needle. Knit in the round, on dpns (or circulars, if you prefer).

For fun, I made a pair with beads. Instructions for beading are not included in the main pattern, but if you are so inclined… it’s easy! Uses size 5/0 beads and a small (10/1.30mm) crochet hook, after completing each k2tog in pattern rounds 8 and 16.

Basically, you knit the k2tog (the k1 and matching ES from the previous round), then add a bead to the resulting stitch. You would need 120 beads for a full pair of mittens (4 beads per “motif” on each mitten), or 96 beads for a pair of fingerless mitts.