Traverse Mitts by Sarah Gomez
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Traverse Mitts

Knitting
September 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in k2, p2 rib (unstretched); Cable panel = about 2" wide
US 4 - 3.5 mm
170 - 340 yards (155 - 311 m)
5 (5½, 6)" circumference and 7½ (7½, 8¾)" long; mitts shown measure 6." To be worn with 2½" negative ease.
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The rugged Traverse Mitts are simple gauntlets featuring a striking central cable. Worked in the round in sportweight yarn, these mitts will keep your hands warm without limiting movement as you stack firewood or hang Christmas lights.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Finished Size 5 (5½, 6)” circumference and 7½ (7½, 8¾)” long. Mitts shown measure 6”. To be worn with 2½” negative ease.

Yarn Harrisville Designs flyWHEEL (100% pure virgin wool; 170 yd 115 m/1¾ oz 50 g): #969 granite, 1 skein (see Notes).

Needles Size 4 (3.5 mm): set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); stitch holder; tapestry needle.

Gauge 28 sts and 30 rnds = 4” in k2, p2 rib (unstretched); Cable panel = about 2” wide.

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