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October 2012
October 2012
Project info
hubby's hobby mitts
Simply Ribbed Fingerless Mitts by Robbin Abernathy
Needles & yarn
US 6 - 4.0 mm
Berroco Vintage®
0.55 skeins = 119.4 yards (109.1 meters), 55 grams
Knit in Charleston, South Carolina

This is a great basic pattern, but I had to make some changes to fit these to my husbands hands and taste :)

These are the changes I made:

  • I cast on a total of 40 stitches for BIG hands.

  • I repeated rows 14 and 15 three more times thus increasing for the thumb gusset a total of 15 stitches. Instead of binding off the stitches I transferred them unto a spare needle. After finishing the hand I picked up these 15 stitches plus two additional stitches and knitted six rows in the round, then I bound off regular.

At this time of the year when it is a little nippy out my husband’s hands get rather cold when hooking the bait etc when fishing. So, when he saw me making fingerless gloves for our sons, friends and myself he put in his own request for a pair.

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October 2012
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52% Acrylic, 40% Wool, 8% Nylon
217 yards / 100 grams
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  • Project created: October 10, 2012
  • Finished: October 24, 2012
  • Updated: June 26, 2014