Buttons Mitts by K.M. Bedigan

Buttons Mitts

Knitting
September 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch in the Round
US 2 - 2.75 mm
250 - 320 yards (229 - 293 m)
Small (Medium, Large)
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There is something very satisfying about finding just the right button for a project, so why not make them the centrepiece? These button-inspired fingerless mittens do just that!

YARN
250-320 yds (230-294 m) of Fingering Weight / 4 Ply in 2 colours, (approximately 125-160 yds / 115-147 m of each colour).
Sample shown used Jamieson & Smith 2 Ply Jumperweight in shades 122 Warm Brown (MC) and 28 Gold (CC).

TOOLS
2.75 mm / US 2 needles
2 stitchmarkers
Waste yarn or stitchholder
Tapestry needle
Optional – two co-ordinating buttons (sample shown with buttons on cuff)

SIZE
Small (Medium, Large). Diameter fits 6 (7, 8)” / 15 (18, 21) cm. Length is 8.5 “ / 22 cm.
If your hand measurement is between sizes, it is recommended to go up a size, i.e. if your hand measures 7.5” / 19 cm knit the Large (8” / 21 cm) option.
The mitten can also be modified to be smaller or larger by omitting or adding repeats of main pattern. Please note that this may require additional yarn.

GAUGE
32 stitches to 4” / 10 cm, 40 rows to 4” / 10 cm on 2.75 mm / US 2 needles in the round.

Pattern Format

  • Pattern uses both written and charted instructions. Charts are for colourwork motifs only.

  • 2 Pages.