It's Darn Cold Mitts by Twin Stitches Designs

It's Darn Cold Mitts

by Twin Stitches Designs
Knitting
December 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches = 4 inches
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
120 - 192 yards (110 - 176 m)
Adult Small/Medium and Large
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These mitts were inspired by my Walking to Hagrid’s Hut hat pattern. I wanted to design a pair of fingerless mitts that you could wear with any outfit and have them be simple to make. The tight braid has to be one of my favourite cables, it’s so memorizable and easy. This is a great beginner cable project. With simple row repeats that gets very intuitive you can bring this project anywhere. 

Maybe you’ll even try cabling without a cable needle for the first time. This is a great project to try a new technique

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Sizes
Women’s Small/Medium approx. 7.25” diameter
Women’s Large approx. 8.75” diameter

Needles
US 5/ 3.75 mm DPNs or long circular needle for Magic Loop Technique
US 6 /4.0 mm DPNs or long circular needle for Magic Loop Technique

Please note the sample was knit using DPNs but you are able to use any method preferred

Yarn options
50g, (80g) of DK weight yarns, any DK weight yarn will work knit to gauge

sample was knit using Summit Rd. Fibers in the Method to the Madness colorway

Gauge (blocked)
22 stitches per 4” in stockinette

Notions
3 stitch marker, scrap yarn, cable needle and wool needle

Techniques to try in this pattern
Cabling without a cable needle (Video tutorial linked)
Learning cables
Knitting with Double Pointed Needles (Video tutorial linked)

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