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Rinconada Mitts

Knitting
October 2012
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in striped slipped-stitch pattern
US 2 - 2.75 mm
175 yards (160 m)
6 1/2” / 16.5 cm and 8” / 20 cm
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These snug fingerless mitts are worked in the round, the slipped stitches flowing smoothly from the garter cuff through the two-color stripes of the main portion. A cozy, satisfying quick knit, they have a shaped thumb gusset and are available in two sizes.

Measurements:

Small size: 6 1/2” / 16.5 cm circumference
(To fit hands measuring 6 1/2” — 7 1/2” / 16.5 cm - 19 cm around.)

Large size: 8” / 20 cm circumference
(To fit hands measuring 8” — 9”/ 20 cm - 23 cm around.)

Yarn:
175 total yards fingering weight yarn:
100 yards main color (MC)
75 yards contrast color (CC)

Yarn Shown:
Pagewood Farm St. Elias; 450 yds / 411 m per 4 oz / 113 g skein; 80% Bluefaced Leicester, 20% nylon; worked in Olive (MC) and Coffee (CC)

Needles:
Set of 4 size US 2 / 2.75 mm DPNs, or size needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge:
26 sts and 32 rows = 4” / 10 cm worked in striped slip-stitch pattern

Construction Notes

Worked in the round from the cuff to the fingers. Edging around thumb worked last, on DPNs.

Tech editing by Katherine Vaughan (Ravelry username KTLV)