Einar Mitts by Ella Gordon
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Einar Mitts

Knitting
September 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
one size
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Designed to go alongside my Einar Hat (only available in the Shetland Wool Week annual until 2019) these mitts use a small repeating motif with seeding on the palms to ensure no fingers get caught! Half fingers keep you warm but still keep your fingers free.

Materials

Jamieson & Smith 2ply Jumper Weight (4ply weight /fingering; 100% Real Shetland Wool; 115m; 25g balls)

Yarn A: Shade 54; 2 x 25g balls
Yarn B: Shade 32; 1 x 25g ball
Yarn C: Shade 1281; 1 x 25g ball
Yarn D: Shade FC43; 1 x 25g ball

One set 2.5mm double-pointed needles (DPNs) or needles suitable for your preferred method of small circumference knitting
One set 3.00mm double-pointed needles (DPNs) or needles suitable for your preferred method of
small circumference knitting
2 lengths of smooth waste yarn for afterthought thumb placement
2 stitch holders or longer lengths of smooth waste yarn

Size
One size, to fit small/medium adult hands with a circumference of 7/7.5 inches.

Tension
32sts and 36 rounds to 4 ins over chart patterns using 3.00mm needles, after washing and blocking.

Special techniques
These Mitts use the afterthought thumb technique.