The Crimpy Mitts are long armwarmers with fun textural Tucks at the wrist, which create a built-in slouchy look. Ribbing detail on the thumb matches the extra long cuffs, which add texture and warmth and are perfect to wear with three-quarter length sleeves.
The Crimpy Mitts are companions to the Crimp hat, and may be purchased individually or together in the Crimp Hat & Crimpy Mitts ebook.
Techniques & Skills Used: Cable CO, knit/purl, Tuck stitch, increasing/decreasing; both a photo and video tutorial are provided for the tuck stitch.
Size: S (M, L): 6.5 (7.25, 8)” palm circumference, 4 (4.5, 5)” length from wrist. Cuff length is approximately 9.5”.
Yarn: Malabrigo Yarn Rios (100% superwash merino wool, 210 yards/100g), 1 skein. Size M shown in Cumparsita. 2 skeins are needed to make both the hat and mitts.
Other Materials: US 7 (4.5mm) dpns or 32” circular needle if using Magic Loop, or size to match gauge; Spare US 7 dpn for Tucks; Stitch markers (3); Yarn needle.
Gauge: 20 st and 28 rows/4” in stockinette stitch, after gentle blocking.
Thank you to my lovely test knitters and my wonderful tech editor Kate Vanover.
For questions or to show off your mitts, please visit my Ravelry group, The Knitting Vortex.