Foxkit by Kristen Jancuk

Foxkit

Knitting
September 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in st st in the rnd, worsted
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
100 - 350 yards (91 - 320 m)
Adult XS (S, M, L); finished hand circumference approx. 7 (7 ½, 8, 8 ½)”/18 (19, 20.5, 21.5) cm
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These fingerless mitts are striped, reversible, and worked in either fingering or worsted weight, with numerous options for the cuffs, hands and tops!

Yarn:
Option 1, Worsted weight: 100 (150, 200, 250) yards in 3-5 different colors
The 5-color mitt sample uses approx. 20-35 yd of each color, depending on size
Option 2, Fingering weight: 200 (250, 300, 350) yards in 3-5 different colors
Instructions are provided for 3, 4 and 5 color versions; of course, you can use as many colors as you like, or stick with just 1!
Please note that your design choices will impact the total amount of each color needed.

Gauge:
Worsted: 20 sts and 28 rnds = 4”/10 cm in st st, blocked
Fingering: 32 sts and 40 rnds = 4”/10 cm in st st, blocked

Needles:
Worsted:
Set of US 6/4 mm DPNs, 2 24”/60 cm circular needles, or 1 long needle for magic loop, or size to obtain gauge
Set of US 7/4.5 mm DPNs, 2 24”/60 cm circular needles, or 1 long needle for magic loop, or size to obtain gauge
Set of US 8/5 mm DPNs, 2 24”/60 cm circular needles, or 1 long needle for magic loop, or 1 size larger than gauge needle

Fingering:
Set of US 1/2.25 mm DPNs, 2 24”/60 cm circular needles, or 1 long needle for magic loop, or size to obtain gauge
Set of US 1.5/2.5 mm DPNs, 2 24”/60 cm circular needles, or 1 long needle for magic loop, or size to obtain gauge
Set of US 2/2.75 mm DPNs, 2 24”/60 cm circular needles, or 1 long needle for magic loop, or a half size larger than gauge needle

Notions: yarn needle, stitch markers, cable needle, stitch holder or scrap yarn