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CashLuxe Mitts
Colorblock Handwarmers by Purl Soho
Knitting
Me
Width: 7" at palm, Length: 8.25"
Needles & yarn
US 1 - 2.25 mm
165 yards = 0.44 skeins
SweetGeorgia Yarns CashLuxe Fine
0.22 skeins = 82.5 yards (75.4 meters), 24 grams
Black
Knit City 2012
October 13, 2012
SweetGeorgia Yarns CashLuxe Fine
0.22 skeins = 82.5 yards (75.4 meters), 24 grams
Gray
Knit City 2012
October 13, 2012
Notes

Whipped these up using the leftover CashLuxe Fine from my Five by Five cowl. The leftovers from the leftovers are minimal as you see from the pic.

I based these mitts on Purl Soho’s Colorblock Handwarmers and made a few mods. Because I was winging it and knew I didn’t have enough yarn to work these from the bottom-up as per the pattern, I started the mitts at the top edge and basically knit til I ran out of yarn. I also added some increases to the forearm.

Here’s what I did:
Using the Silver, cast on 60st, join in the round and work K1 P1 for 4 rows. Switch to Charcoal and work st st for 1.5 inches. Split for the thumbhole by working back and forth 1.75 inches and then rejoin in the round and work 4 more rows. Switch to Silver and knit for 1.75 inches. Increase: K29, m1, K2 centre sts, m1, K to end of row (62 sts). Knit 4 rows even, then repeat Increase Row by making M1 on either side of 2 centre sts (64 sts). Knit 4 rows even, switch to Charcoal and work increase row again as above (66 sts). Knit 9 rows even. Switch to Silver and K5 rows even. Work K1 P1 ribbing for 4 rows and cast off using Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bind-off. Using Silver, pick up 32 sts around the thumbholes and work 3 rows of K1 P1 rib and bind off using JSSBO. Weave in ends and enjoy.

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October 19 2012
October 21 2012
 
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by SweetGeorgia Yarns
Fingering
70% Merino, 20% Cashmere goat, 10% Nylon
400 yards / 112 grams
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  • Project created: October 21, 2012
  • Updated: October 21, 2012