Brass Knuckle Mitts by Eileen Casey

Brass Knuckle Mitts

August 2011
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
90 - 100 yards (82 - 91 m)
Women, Men
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These mitts have a unique construction Four honeycomb cables become finger holes, and when you put your fingers through you get the classic brass knuckles – though it’s much safer when it’s done in wool.

This is worked in DK weight yarn to make the women’s size, and worsted weight to make the men’s size. Same directions, different sizes.

Intermediate - techniques: knitting in the round, picking up sts, cables, provisional cast on

To fit average woman’s hand. For a man, use a worsted weight yarn and US #6 needles with the pattern as written.

Circumference: 7 8 inches
Length: 4.5 5 inches

KnitPicks Capra DK 85% merino wool/15% cashmere; 123 yds/113 m per 1.75oz/50g skein; color: Fairy Tale, 24977; 1 skein

1 set US #5/3.75 mm dpns or extra long circular needle for magic loop method.

stitch marker
waste yarn for cast on
cable needle

24 sts/32 rows = 4″ in stockinette/reverse stockinette stitch