Volt Mitts by Faye Kennington

Volt Mitts

November 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 21 rows = 4 inches
in stranded stockinette, knit in the round and blocked.
US 8 - 5.0 mm
100 - 145 yards (91 - 133 m)
6.75”/17cm (7.75”/20cm, 9”/23cm, 10”/25cm) circumference at widest point
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This pattern is available for $3.00.

Volt Mitts are simple 2-tone stranded fingerless mittens featuring lightening stripes and an afterthought thumb. In 4 sizes, these mitts have a 6.75”/17cm (7.75”/20cm, 9”/23cm, 10”/25cm) circumference at the widest point. No long carries are required to execute this stranded colour work.

The pattern show the motif in a chart and has written instructions with some abbreviations to explain the garment construction. Stranded Colourwork Tips included.

Matching Volt Toque is available.

Yarn: 120 yards/110 meters each of 2 colours worsted weight yarn, such as Manos del Uruguay Maxima “Foil”(MC) and “Highlighter”(CC)
US6(4mm) Double Pointed Needles; US8(5mm) Double Pointed Needles; (or size to meet gauge, or equivalent needles for magic looping); Stitch Marker; Scrap Yarn; Tapestry Needle.

18 sts/21 rows over 4” in stranded stockinette with larger needles, knit in the round and blocked.

Please note: Many people find their gauge when stranding in the round to be different than flat stockinette stitch. If gauge is not met, size will be effected.