Roku Mitts by Caryl Pierre

Roku Mitts

March 2010
DK (11 wpi) ?
5.5 stitches = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
90 - 110 yards (82 - 101 m)
S, M, L
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

These mitts are knit using slip stitches to create the colorwork pattern. The cuff pattern is both written and charted.

Skill Level: Intermediate or adventurous beginner

Sizes: Woman’s Small, Medium and Large. Directions are written for size S with changes for size M and L in parentheses.
Note: For sizing, measure your palm circumference not including the thumb. Small (up to approx. 6.75 inches), Medium (up to approx. 7.75 inches) and Large (up to approx. 9 inches).

Gauge: 5.5 stitches to the inch in stockinette stitch


  • Size 3.75mm (US 5) circular or double pointed needles or size to obtain gauge
  • 2-3 Stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle

Yarn: approx. 90-110 yards DK weight yarn for main color (MC) and 30-50 yards DK weight yarn for contrast color.
Used in photo: Malabrigo Silky Merino (MC: Teal Feather, CC: Topaz)