Boardwalk Stroll Mitts by Jennifer Shiels Toland

Boardwalk Stroll Mitts

Knitting
October 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in 6 x1 Twisted Rib on larger needles
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
157 - 166 yards (144 - 152 m)
Two Sizes: Small (Medium - Large)
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The Boardwalk Stroll fingerless mitts are a great way use up the left over yarn from your Boardwalk Stroll Poncho. These mitts match the poncho, which was inspired by the many boardwalks I have strolled along, through many long hot summers in the United States.

These are a seamless design, knit in the round. They begin and end with an eyelet mesh, with a wide twisted rib that connects both. The thumb gusset is created by simple increases forming a continuous wide twisted rib pattern. And it comes with a bonus for those of you who love knitting 2-at-time mitts – the same pattern is used for both the left and right mitts!

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SIZES:
Sizes: Small (Medium - Large).
Finished Length: 20.5 (22.5)cm / 8 (9)”
Finished Circumference at wrist: 13 (15)cm / 5 (6)”
Finished Circumference at hand: 14 (16.5)cm / 5.5 (6.5)”

Measurements taken with relaxed not stretched fabric after blocking.
Sample shown in (Medium – Large) size.

MATERIALS
Yarn:
Eden Cottage Yarns, Titus 4ply 100g (400m/ 436yds; Fingering weight; 75% Merino wool, 25% silk).
Sample shown in Tide colourway.

Small size:
1 skein
36g (1.3 oz) – 144m (157 yds)

Medium to Large size:
1 skein
38g (1.4 oz) – 152m (166 yds)

Tools:
3.5mm/US 4 and Size 3.75/US 5 Double pointed needles or equivalent circular needle, for your preferred method of small-circumference knitting in the round. Adjust needle size to match gauge, noting that the larger of the two needles should be 0.25mm / 1 US needle size larger than the smaller when the gauge is met.
Stitch markers (3 total; 1 unique)
Tapestry/Darning needle
Waste yarn

GAUGE
6 x 1 Twisted Rib on Larger needle, worked in the round
28 sts x 31 rows = 10cm x 10cm (4”x 4”)

Measurements taken with relaxed not stretched fabric after blocking.