Marled Mitts by Jennifer Shiels Toland

Marled Mitts

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Knitting
December 2018
yarn held together
Light Fingering
+ Light Fingering
= Light Fingering ?
23 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking St with 2 strands of yarn held together, on larger needles, in the round
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
229 - 252 yards (209 - 230 m)
2 Sizes: Small (Medium - Large)
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MARLED MITTS
Do you have lots of left over yarn from various projects? Well here’s one way of using up that fingering or sock yarn and making a pair of fingerless Marled Mitts. These are inspired by frosty, sleety Winter mornings.

These are a seamless design, knit in the round, using two strands of yarn held together all the way through. It’s all Knit, no purling, just your best mate stocking stitch in the round!

These Marled Mitts are knit with the leftovers from my summer Reef Breeze shawl - the beautiful ‘Meadow’ from The Fibre Company. There are two sizes - a Small, and a Medium - Large size.

SIZES:
Sizes: Small (Medium - Large).
Finished Length: 20cm / 8” – both sizes
Finished Circumference (at widest point around hand): 16.5 (18.5)cm / 6.5 (7.25)”

Measurements taken with relaxed (not stretched) fabric, after blocking.
Sample shown in (Medium – Large) size.

MATERIALS
Yarn: Sample shown in
The Fibre Company, Meadow 100g (498m/ 545yds; lace weight; 40% Merino wool, 25% baby llama, 20% silk, 15% linen). Fingering weight.
Sample shown in MC: Bedstraw; CC: Alfalfa.

Small size:
MC: Bedstraw
34g (1.2 oz) – 169m (185 yds)
CC: Alfalfa
8g (0.3 oz) – 40m (43.5 yds)

Medium to Large size:
MC: Bedstraw
36g (1.3 oz) – 180m (196 yds)
CC: Alfalfa
10g (0.35 oz) – 50m (55 yds)

Tools:
3.5mm/US 4 and 4mm/US 6 Double pointed needles or equivalent circular needle, for your preferred method of small-circumference knitting in the round. Adjust needle size to match gauge, noting that the larger of the two needles should be 0.5mm / 2 US needle sizes larger than the smaller when the gauge is met.
Stitch markers (3 total: 2 removable; 1 unique)
Tapestry/Darning needle
Waste yarn

GAUGE
Stocking St on Larger needle, worked in the round
23 sts x 30 rows = 10cm x 10cm (4”x 4”)