Hiking Mitts by Laura Aylor

Hiking Mitts

Knitting
September 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
110 - 130 yards (101 - 119 m)
S (L) - see details in notes
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This pattern is available for $5.00.

Fingerless mitts with a decorative pattern of increases and decreases.

Skills required

Long-tail cast-on
Knitting in the round
Decreasing
Increasing
Picking up stitches (just 2 per hand)

Gauge

18 stitches in 4 inches of blocked stockinette knit in the round

Sizes (measured above the thumb)

Small will fit hands measuring 6.75-8” around
Large will fit hands measuring 8.25-9.25” around

Materials

110 (130) yards of worsted-weight yarn
US 6/4 mm needles or size needed to obtain gauge in whatever configuration you prefer for small diameter knitting
Second set of needles for the thumb gusset (dpns work well)
Stitch markers
Tapestry needle for weaving in ends