Bridgetruss Mitts by Alicia Plummer

Bridgetruss Mitts

Knitting
January 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
250 - 260 yards (229 - 238 m)
7" circumference
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Bold cables weave along the backs of these fingerless mitts. Extra length in the cuff makes for a comfortable fit, keeping pulse points warm in cool weather. Worked in a merino/silk blend, these mitts have a delicate sheen reminiscent of flowing water.

Yarn:
• Julie Asselin “Leizu DK” (90% Merino/10% Silk; 260 yards/115 grams), 1 skein. Shown in “Cove” colorway.

Needles/Notions:
• US#6/4mm & US#7/4.5mm dpns or long circular needle. Or size needed to get gauge.
• Tapestry needle.
• Stitch markers.
• Smooth scrap yarn or stitch holder.

Gauge:
• 20 stitches/28 rows=4” in stockinette stitch.

Finished Measurements:
• 7” circumference.

Pattern Notes:
Tubular Long-Tail Cast-On: https://www.you- tube.com/watch?v=SrOoX-pBwts
Tubular Sewn Bind-Off: https://www.youtube. com/watch?v=7WovNm2K5ig