Winterthur by Lee Meredith
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December 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 50 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
165 - 250 yards (151 - 229 m)
S (M, L)

Winterthur are the perfect accessory for keeping the chill from your hands during a day of crafting. Fingerless mitts are a must for any winter wardrobe and these will flex your knitting skills with their geometric stitch pattern and clever construction. Winterthur are worked sideways, flat, with slip-stitch colorwork, then joined around to work the garter stitch gusset and thumb in the round.

S (M, L) to fit 6 (7, 8) in / 15 (18, 20) cm palm circumference

105 (130, 160) yds / 96 (119, 146) m Quince & Co. Chickadee in Nightshade; 100% wool sport-weight yarn in MC

60 (75, 90) yds / 55 (69, 82) m Quince & Co. Chickadee in Shell; 100% wool sport-weight yarn in CC

US 4 / 3.5 mm circular needles with 32 in / 80 cm cable;
or any length circular and dpns

1 extra needle of any type, the same size or 1-2 sizes larger

Waste yarn or stitch holders
2 stitch markers labeled A and B
Yarn needle

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