Diagonal Slip-Stitch Mitts by Janet Brani

Diagonal Slip-Stitch Mitts

November 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
15 sts and 20 rows = 3" in diagonal slip stitch
4.5 mm
224 yards (205 m)
About 6.5" circumference and 7.25" long, unstretched
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $5.50.

These mitts are created with a new twist on the classic slip stitch: the diagonal slip stitch. They are super simple to make and easy to customize in length and width. Get a perfect fit and fall in love with the knit-like fabric you’ll produce with this new stitch.

Difficulty Beginner

Finished Size About 6.5” circumference and 7.25” long, unstretched.

Yarn Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts 100% Superwash Merino DK (100% superwash wool; 220 yd/3.5 oz): basalt, 1 skein.

Hook Size 7 (4.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions Yarn needle; stitch markers.

Gauge 15 sts and 20 rows = 3” in diagonal slip stitch.

Notes Mitts are worked flat, then edged and seamed. For a longer mitt, add to the starting chain. For a larger circumference, work additional rows and test fit after seaming.