Break Mitts by Faye Kennington

Break Mitts

Knitting
April 2020
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in Honeycomb stitch pattern
US 10 - 6.0 mm
70 - 76 yards (64 - 69 m)
Small-medium an dmedium-large for adult women. See description for details.
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These are the perfect quick-knit, fingerless mitts in a crowd-pleasing honeycomb stitch pattern. We all need a break once in a while; whip some off while you wait, in between bigger projects or when you need a quick gift.

The finished mitts are 6¾ (7½)”/ 17 (19)cm around the palm and 6½ (7)”/ 16.5 (18)cm from cuff to tip. The 6¾”/16cm width ones are sized for small-medium adult women and (7½)”/ (19)cm is medium-large. Choose a size that has ½-¾”/ 1.5-2cm negative ease at the base of the fingers.

Tools:
Set of US 10 (6mm) double pointed needles or size necessary to obtain gauge; 1 stitch marker; scrap yarn; tapestry needle.

Materials:
1 skein Polka Dot Sheep Big Mountain, 80% superwash Merino/ 20% nylon; 76y/ 69m; 3.5 oz/ 100g. Samples shown in Cabin and Tupelo Honey.

Gauge:
13 sts and 29 rnds in 4”/ 10cm in Honeycomb stitch pattern.

Abbreviations:
Inc1 – Cast on 1 st by backwards loop cast on
K – Knit
K2tog – Knit 2 sts together – decrease by 1 st
Kyok – All in one stitch: k1, yarn over, k1 – increase by 2
sts
P – Purl
PU – Pick up
Rep – Repeat
Rnd(s) – Round(s)
Sl – Slip
Sm – Stitch Marker
St(s) – Stitch(es)
Wyib – With yarn in back
Wyif – With yarn in front