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Matt's Mitts
KIS Mitts by April Klich
Knitting
Matthew
7 inch across the knuckles
Needles & yarn
US 7 - 4.5 mm
220 yards
Cascade Yarns 220 Tweed
0 skeins = 0.0 yards (0.0 meters), 0 grams
Stash
Knit Picks Swish Worsted
2 skeins = 220.0 yards (201.2 meters), 100 grams
22213
White
Louet Gems Worsted
0 skeins = 0.0 yards (0.0 meters), 0 grams
Black
Stash
Notes

A Tool I used is a small tool I purchased from knitpicks: yarn guide It goes on your finger like a ring and you can threat up to five strands of yarn through it. It is very useful for Fair Isle knitting. However I knit the continental way and would not know how I would use this if I knitted the English way…

Final changes I shortened both the hand part and the thumb by a few rows and did a regular bind off; they were too long and too loose before; now Matthew likes them a lot :) :) :) !

Changes : Matt tried one on after I finished the cuff (about 2”) and did not like the loose fit, so I went down to the instructions for size 7” across the knuckles and changed the garter stitch rows to ribbing.

It seems as if I opened a Pandora’s box. This is my fifth pair this season already. I must say it is nice to have found something everyone wants me to knit up for them. Matthew wanted white and a strong contrast so I think this may be the right gloves for him.

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October 2012
October 2012
 
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by Louet
Aran
100% Merino
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by Cascade Yarns
Worsted
90% Wool, 9% Acrylic, 1% Rayon
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  • Project created: October 3, 2012
  • Finished: October 16, 2012
  • Updated: October 24, 2012