Cheating Checks Mittens by Terry Morris

Cheating Checks Mittens

Knitting
March 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
34 stitches = 4 inches
in stranded colorwork
US 1 - 2.25 mm
250 - 325 yards (229 - 297 m)
(2) Women's Medium (Women's Large/Men's Medium)
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Easy to knit stranded colorwork patterning make these mittens work up quickly plus the stranding adds extra warmth. The “cheating” is the color work accomplished by simply using a self-striping sock yarn for the contrasting yarns. The stranding is worked over only 2 sts at a time so that you don’t have to “catch” the floats and fingers won’t get tangled.

Pattern is written out with line-by-line instructions and is also charted. You choose whichever method you prefer.