Don't Fence Me in by Stephannie Tallent

Don't Fence Me in

May 2010
Sport (12 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
200 yards (183 m)
one size, alter yarn weight/gauge for different sizes.
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This elegant design started as an exercise in using travelling stitches as a way to divide the mitten into its different sections.

Measures 8” long, 7” around palm. Fits up to 8” circumference around palm.

Approx 200 yds of heavy fingering weight to light sport weight for a pair of mitts. Sample shown in Bijou Spun Himalayan Trail, 75/25 Yak / Merino Blend, 200 yd/56gm, natural.

28 sts & 44 rounds= 4” in St st with the larger needles.

US 2/2.75 mm (or size to obtain gauge) & US 1.5/2.5mm (use needles one size smaller than large needles). Your choice of Magic Loop, 2 circulars or DPNs.

t least 3 stitch markers; tapestry needle; waste yarn or extra circular needle for provisional cast on; cable needle.

knitting in the round, reading charts, cabling, twisted stitches, provisional cast-on, hemmed bind off, Vikkel braid. Instructions given for Vikkel braid.

The mitten is primarily charted.