Parity Mitts by Leah Coccari-Swift

Parity Mitts

Knitting
October 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
200 - 300 yards (183 - 274 m)
S (M, L) Upper Hand Circumference: 6.5 (7.5, 8.5)”
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Available exclusively as part of the 1 Knit 1 Chicago Kit Club from Knit 1 Chicago. Will be available as an individual download in April 2017.

Cozy fingerless mitts that are extra-long to keep the chill away! These unisex mitts have a fold-down top for more or less finger coverage and dexterity. Three types of ribbing flow into each other for some fun textural variation. The tubular cast-on and kitchener bind-off make for very finished cuffs. They are technically optional, but give them a try!

Finished Size
S (M, L)
Upper Hand Circumference: 6.5 (7.5, 8.5)” (Shown in size S)

Yarn
HiKoo Kenzie. 50% Wool, 25% Nylon/Polyamide, 10% Angora, 10% Alpaca.
160 yards (146 meters) each 50g ball. 2 (2, 3) balls.

Needles
US Size 4 (3.5 mm) double pointed needles OR circular needles for magic loop
Spare dpns or circular needle for Kitchener bind-off (size 5 or smaller)

Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions
Stitch marker

Gauge
24 sts and 36 rows = 4” (10 cm) in St st

Notes
Slip all sts purlwise.
Slwyif: slip the next st with yarn in front
Slwyib: slip the next st with yarn in back
PU & K: Pick up and knit