Smooth Stone (mitts) by Joan Forgione

Smooth Stone (mitts)

November 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch (blocked)
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
63 - 91 yards (58 - 83 m)
Hand Circumference: child (adult medium, adult large) 6½ (8, 9½)” [16.5 (20.3, 24.1)cm]
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Smooth Stone is a pair of textured mitts constructed from the bottom up with worsted-weight yarn. A gusset-less thumb opening makes these mitts a simple and quick knit. The stitch pattern evokes a maze of criss-crossing paths over a field of stones. Pattern is written and charted.

Skills Used:
• knitting in the round

• 63 (76, 91) yds 58 (70, 84)m worsted weight yarn 

Shown in Malabrigo Rios, color Bobby Blue

Needles & Notions:
• US 6 4mm needles* 

• US 8 5mm needles*
• 2 (3, 3) stitch markers
• tapestry needle

  • Set of double-pointed or 16” 40cm circular or 32” 80cm circular needles for working magic loop, as preferred, to work in the round.

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