Purl Bump Mitts by Simone Urban

Purl Bump Mitts

Knitting
January 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
29 stitches and 39 rows = 4 inches
in charted pattern in the round
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
219 yards (200 m)
To fit adult hand, with 18-20cm / 7-8in circumference
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Purl Bump Mitts

Fingerless gloves featuring a stranded and textured geometric design.

Yarn
Kate Davies Designs Milarrochy Tweed (70% Wool; 30% Mohair; 100m / 109 yds per 25g ball)
1 ball of each of the following shades:
A Hirst
B Lochan

Needles and Notions
Gauge-size needle(s) of your preferred type for working small circumferences
Gauge-size double pointed needles for working fingers
Long gauge-size circular needle for holding finger stitches
Waste yarn (for thumb placement)
Stitch marker
Tapestry needle

Gauge
29 sts and 39 rounds to 10cm / 4in over main chart in the round.
Use 3mm needles as a starting point for swatching.

Size
To fit adult hand, with 18-20cm / 7-8in circumference

Special techniques
Two-colour long-tail cast on

Pattern Notes
These fingerless gloves are cast on, and a cuff is worked in a stranded 1x1 rib pattern. After increasing stitches and beginning to work from chart, a placeholder of waste yarn is inserted into the fabric of the palm for the afterthought thumb.After finishing the hand, each of the four fingers and the thumb are worked separately in rib pattern.