Caterpillar Mitts by Julia Temiseva

Caterpillar Mitts

January 2012
8 stitches and 10 rows = 2 inches
in stockinnette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
80 - 100 yards (73 - 91 m)
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A pair of stretchy chunky/bulky fingerless mitts worked in the round using multiple colours.

From the pattern:

A quick gift knit (the sample shown took about 5 hours to knit; weaving in the ends took the longest!). Great for using up leftovers lingering in the stash.”

One single stripe takes about 6 yds, depending on gauge of course.”

The sample shown uses five different colours; using a total of about 80yds/50g of yarn.

Techniques/stitches used: Knit, purl, placing sts on hold on waste yarn; picking up sts; backwards loop cast on; cast on and bind off of your choice

Additional materials needed:
Waste yarn and darning needle for weaving in ends.