Caswell Bay Fingerless Mitts
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Sizes: 1 (2)
To fit hand circumference up to: 20 (23) cm / 8 (9)” – to be worn with up to 7 (8) cm / 2¾ (3¼)” negative ease
Finished circumference: 13 (15) cm / 5 (6)” circumference
Finished length: 22 cm / 8½” length
Yarn: Handmaiden Fine Yarn Lady Godiva (DK weight; 50% wool, 50% silk; 250 m / 273 yes per 100 g skein)
Shade: Plum; 1 (1) skein
Note: You will need 2 skeins to make the Mitts and matching Hat
Gauge: 32 sts & 34 rows = 10 cm / 4” over Twisted Rib (unstretched) on 3.25 mm needles after blocking
15 sts & 18 rows = 5 cm / 2” over Arrow Panel on 3.25 mm needles after blocking
Needles: 3.25 mm / US 3 DPNs or circular needle, 80 cm / 32” length for magic loop
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.
Notions: 5 stitch markers, cable needle, stitch holder or waste yarn, tapestry needle.
Notes: Whilst the mitts use the same stitch pattern as the Caswell Bay Hat, the gauge is tighter to produce a denser fabric more suited to warm mitts.