Checkerboard Mitts by Helen Stewart

Checkerboard Mitts

by Helen Stewart
Knitting
November 2013
Aran (8 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
190 yards (174 m)
one size
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These men’s fingerless mitts are casual and warm but smart enough for going out or to work.

Cycle, grab a coffee, play board games or type while keeping hands toasty warm.

Knit with aran weight yarn, they are fast and fun to knit.

Size
One size to fit hand 23cm (9”) –27cm (10.5”)
around widest point of palm (not including thumb)

Dimensions
28cm (11”) length unfolded

Yarn
Rowan Felted Tweed Aran 50% Merino, 25%
Alpaca, 25% Viscose; 87m/95yds per ball
, 2 x 50g
balls. Colourway: Madras 736

Needles
4.5mm (US 7) Double Pointed Needles (DPNs) or
4.5mm (US 7) 100cm long circular needles for magic
loop method

Notions
2 Stitch markers
Tapestry needle

Thank you to Rooboost aka Emma for knitting the sample pictured.