Majority Mitts by Jodie Gordon Lucas

Majority Mitts

November 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
41 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in 1x3 rib
US 1 - 2.25 mm
150 - 200 yards (137 - 183 m)
A(B, C) approximately Child(Woman, Man)
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I designed these mitts in honor of my son’s 21st birthday. He’s rather notorious for both loving and losing fingerless the fingerless mitts I make for him. For his birthday, I came up with the solution to his dilemma. He chose his favorite sock yarn from my stash and I promised to keep knitting these mitts until the yarn ran out. That way he would have a few spares in case one went missing. It looks like my 100 gram skein of sock yarn will make 5 mitts…hopefully that will keep him in fingerless mitts for a few years!

The mitts are a simple 1x3 rib, with a patterned gusset. The thumb and finger openings are created with my Phalangee technique which was published in Knitty’s Deep Fall 2012 issue. Also, I took the opportunity to finally record a demonstration video of the technique while making these mitts.

Yarn Quantities: 150(175, 200) yards