Khumbu by Wool + Bricks

Khumbu

Knitting
August 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette worked in the round, washed.
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
96 - 136 yards (88 - 124 m)
15.5, {18.5, 21.5} cm // 6.25, {7.5, 8.5} inches
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This pattern is available for free.

Colourwork fingerless mitts for busy hands! An ideal first colourwork project.

The simple mountain range motif is easy to customise in a range of colours. Experiment with high and low contrast. Dream big!

Brown sample used Colourmart 2/9nm Shetland, in Mocha (MC), Griffin (CC1), Terracotta (CC2), Loganberry (CC3), and Broom (CC4).
Grey sample used Jamieson’s Spindrift, in Shomit (MC), Rosewood (CC1), Caspian (CC2), China Blue (CC3), and Yell Sound Blue (CC4).

Sizing
Instructions are given for finished circumferences:
15.5, {18.5, 21.5} cm // 6.25, {7.5, 8.5} inches

These correspond to Teen/Small Adult, {Medium Adult, Large Adult}.

Skills required
Tubular cast-on (link provided to tutorial in pattern notes)
Basic stitches (knit, purl)
Lifted increases (instructions provided)
Decreasing (k2tog, ssk)
Stranded colourwork (two colours per round only)
Tubular bind-off (link provided to tutorial in pattern notes)