Hideaway Fingerless Mitts by Annamária Ötvös

Hideaway Fingerless Mitts

Knitting
December 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in Dot Stitch Pattern
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
105 - 115 yards (96 - 105 m)
S (M)
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Hideaway Fingerless Mitts are knit in Dot Stitch Pattern which creates a simple textured fabric. It is an easy and fast project, perfect for holiday gifts. If you like matching accessories wear it with the Hideaway Hat.


Gauge
18 sts and 29 rounds = 10x10 cm/4”x4” in Dot Stitch Pattern knit in the round with needle A after blocking
Obtaining the correct gauge is not crucial, but any differences will affect the size of the finished mitts.

Sizes
S (M)
To fit 18 (19.5) cm / 7 (7¾) inches palm circumference

Finished Measurements
15.5 (18) cm / 6 (7) inches palm circumference, 21.5 (21.5) cm / 8½ (8½) inches length. The sample is a size S, shown on a hand with 18 cm / 7 inches palm circumference.

Yarn
Approximately 95 (110) m/105 (115) y.

Sample made with The Plucky Knitter Traveler Aran (65% Merino-20% Silk-15% Yak, 201 m/220 y per skein) in colourway Fisherman’s Wharf.

Needles
· needle A: 80 cm/32” circular needle or 40 cm/16” circular needle and double pointed needles (dpns) in size 4.5 mm/ US 7 (or size to obtain gauge)
· needle B: 80 cm/32” circular needle or 40 cm/16” circular needle and double pointed needles (dpns) in size 4.0 mm/ US 6 or one size smaller than needle A for the Ribbing
· needle C: 80 cm/32” circular needle or 40 cm/16” circular needle and double pointed needles (dpns) in size 3.5 mm/ US 4 or two sizes smaller than needle B for the Tubular Cast On (optional)

40 cm/16” circular needles and dpns are optional if you prefer the Magic Loop Method for working small circumferences in the round.

Notions
· 3 stitch markers: 1 red, 2 blue
· waste yarn for the tubular cast on (optional)

Skill level: Intermediate
Necessary skills: Knitting in the round, knitting with dpns or magic loop.