Herringbone Handies by Joyce D. Lewis
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Herringbone Handies

April 2012
Aran (8 wpi) ?
5.0 mm (H)
one size fits most
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Well, it’s that time of year again and I need some new fingerless gloves. So, I pulled out my favorite pattern only to discover that I had written it in such a way that only I could follow it. I apologize to anyone who tried to decipher it. This pattern was tested and re-written in more standard terms on 28 Sep 2012.

Worked in the round, from the top down, these mitts extend from mid-finger to below the wrist. As written, this pattern creates a warm mitt that allows the wearer to keyboard or text comfortably, however it is long enough to interfere with the yarn if the wearer tries to crochet.

A shorter version, (omitting rows 7, 8, 28 and 29, as well as the thumb section), will allow the yarn to move freely while keeping the hands warm. One 6 oz. skein of Caron Simply Soft worsted weight yarn will make one pair of long gloves, as written, plus one pair of short gloves.

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