Sam's guitar player mitts by Kati Mohr
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Sam's guitar player mitts

August 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in brioche
US 6 - 4.0 mm
190 - 215 yards (174 - 197 m)
one size fits all
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Inspired by Maggie Stiefvater’s Shiver - Linger - Forever trilogy

Sam’s guitar player mitts are knitted in the round in brioche. The front side features some nice cabling in the shape of a lying eight: ∞. Eternity – mirroring Sam’s eternal love for music, poetry and his girlfriend Grace. You may add a little pocket for Sam’s plektrum on one mitt. Knit them for smaller women/teen-hands or bigger men-hands. These mitts are super warm to keep guitar playing hands protected – playing in cold cellars, on the street, in the woods!

1 skein of Annie Yarn’s Madison worsted in salted caramel 217 yards (198 meters)/skein - 100 grams (3.53 ounces)/skein - 100% Merino - 4-ply
2 circular needles or 4-5 double pointed needles 4mm/US 6 - tapestry needle - cable needle

Unstretched and unblocked brioche: 18 st. x 24 rows = 10 cm/4in

SMALL for teenager and small women hands = unblocked BIG for men hands = blocked


Knit, purl, yarn over, simple brioche, cabling.
Included in instructional notes:
Channel Island cast-on, invisible ribbed bind off, brioche cabling.