Meath Mitts by Jill Wolcott

Meath Mitts

Knitting
December 2012
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette St
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
140 - 280 yards (128 - 256 m)
XS (S) (M) (L) (XL)
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Perfect for a quick but satisfying carry-around project, these sleek and elegant fingerless Mitts will keep your hands warm and your fingertips free. Classic stockinette stitch provides a clean-looking background for the Eccentric 3/3 Cable that runs along the back of the hand—ensuring that while they knit up quickly, they keep your interest! Just the right amount of shaping to fit like, well, a glove, but a simple thumb hole gets finished to look like you created a thumb. These Mitts are also a great way to swatch for big sister, the Meath Pullover.

moderate / ITR, cables

Sizes

XS (S) (M) (L) (XL)
Finished hand circumference 7.625 (8) (8.75) (9.625) (10)“
Finished length from above wrist 4.5 (4.75) (5) (5.25) (5.5)”

Gauge

5 sts/in and 7 rows/in = 20 sts/4” and 28 rows/4” in St st on size 4(3.5mm) ndls
7 sts/in and 7.75 rows/in = 28 sts/4” and 31 rows/4” in 3/3 Cables on size 4(3.5mm) ndls

Needles

Size 4(3.5mm) circular ndls or dpns OR size to obtain gauge, size 2(2.25mm) dpns

Supplies

Stitch markers, removable markers, tapestry needle

Yarn

Willow DK from The YarnSisters, 70% NZ Merino, 30% cashmere, 50g/140 yds (128m)
1 (1) (2) (2) (2) skein(s)

As Shown

Model Size Medium
Color Pale Jade

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