buffyoga sockmitts by Kati Mohr
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buffyoga sockmitts

Knitting
October 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
32 stitches = 4 inches
in knit-purl-rib (unstretched)
US 7 - 4.5 mm
166 - 200 yards (152 - 183 m)
M, L, XL
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Giles: Right! That’s enough training for one day.
Buffy: Well, that last roundhouse was kinda sloppy. Are you sure you don’t wanna do it again?
Giles: No! No, no, that’s fine. You just… run along to class. While I wait for the feeling to return to my arms.

Joss Whedon

Well, Buffy had a long way to go. All those training lessons. But what really drew me in were those training hours after Dawn appeared.
She focuses. She believes in her strengths. She grows. I imagine her training in winter – yoga might have not been her major (she was never good in doing just one thing – very practical – I love her) – but I see her doing fantastic things in these simple and stylish socks. And the better – Buffy has never been the standard slayer. After training she can quickly pull those socks over her hands and she has some very stylish assessory for the next vampire party on the cemetary, hehe.

CONSTRUCTION
buffyoga sockmitts are so simple, yet beautiful.
Pick some dk weight. Knit them top down. Leave out the heal in a beautiful frame. Do it. Now. There has never been a quicker gift for a yoga-fan! Well, and a vampire hunter. You know -

„In every generation there is a chosen one. She alone will stand against the vampires the demons and the forces of darkness. She is the slayer.“

or the party queen ;)

MATERIALS
Yarn: 1 skein dk weight. Here: Madelinetosh Tosh DK | 100% merino
Yardage and weight: 206m/225yds/100g/skein
Needles: two circular needle(s) at least 40cm length or
dpns ::: 4,5mm/ US 7 or size needed to achieve gauge Notions: 1 stitch markers, tapestry needle for binding off

SKILL LEVEL
intermediate

SIZES
SIZE M fits foot with leg circumference above ankle joint up to 24 cm. Finished circumference: app. 14 cm.
SIZE L fits foot with leg circumference above ankle joint up to 26,5 cm. Finished circumference: app.16,5 cm.
SIZE XL fits foot with leg circumference above ankle joint up to 29 cm. Finished circumference: app.19 cm.

GAUGE
32 st. (10cm/4in) in knit-purl rib (unstretched). Be sure to check gauge before you cast on!

KNOWLEDGE
tubular cast-on (not the italian one, link to video included), knit, purl, k2tog, ssk, ssp, p2tog, make one, invisible sewn bind-off for knit-purl-rib (included in pattern).