Laura Mitts by Jennifer Dassau

Laura Mitts

by Jennifer Dassau
June 2009
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 8 - 5.0 mm
85 - 100 yards (78 - 91 m)
S/M (M/L)
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Fingerless handwarmers with mirrored ribbed cables, the Laura Mitts are worked from cuff to tip with a gusset thumb. The clean, sculptural lines of the ribbed cables offer a classic complement to every outfit.

Techniques & Skills Used: cable CO, knit/purl, increasing/decreasing, cables, knitting in the round; this pattern contains written instructions only.

Size: S/M (M/L), to fit 8 (9)” palm circumference.

Yarn: Malabrigo Yarn Merino Worsted (100% merino wool, 210 yards/100g); 1 skein, shown in Paris Night. The size M/L sample used 95 yards.

Other Materials: US 8 (5mm) 32” circular needle or dpns, or size to match gauge; Cable needle; Stitch markers (4, one different color); Yarn needle; Scrap yarn for thumb holder.

Gauge: 20 st and 30 rows/4” in stockinette st, after blocking.

For questions or to show off your mitts, please visit my Ravelry group, The Knitting Vortex.