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Pillar Mitts

Knitting
May 2012
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in stockinette
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
142 - 164 yards (130 - 150 m)
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These cabled fingerless mitts are knit in the round from wrist to fingers with a few inches of flat knitting in between to create the thumb opening.
The twisted rib holds them snugly around your wrist and evolves naturally into a twisted cable pattern that is reminiscent of architectural pillars.
They knit up quickly and will keep you warm on cool spring days or summer evenings without interfering with your knitting and are even short enough over the knuckles to let you show off your favorite rings.

Finished Measurements

Note: Mitts are designed to have negative ease and to fit snugly over the whole length.
Cuff circumference (unstretched): 6 (7) inches
Palm circumference (stretched): 8.8 (10.5) inches
Length: 9 (9.5) inches