River Mitts by Katie Rempe

River Mitts

by Katie Rempe
March 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch in the round
US 3 - 3.25 mm
200 - 300 yards (183 - 274 m)
Women (Men)
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Double Down!

Love a fingerless mitt but hate making the thumb gusset? Now you don’t have to! This innovative design features a double cuff that will keep your digits warm but accessible to your mobile devices and other items with ease. Available in both women and men sizes, these make a great gift for yourself and others!

Finished measurements:
Women (Men)

Women - 6.25” wide at stockinette section
(Men - 8.5” wide at stockinette section)

10.5” long - both sizes


  • 1 skein MadelineTosh Sock, 395 yards/skein, colorway ‘Rain Water’

Actual Yardage Used: 200 (300) yards

  • Size US 3 (3.25mm) DPN, 2 circular needles, OR at least 32” long circular needle for magic loop

  • Extra 32” (or longer) circular needle US 3 (3.25mm) OR smaller
  • Tapestry needle


28 sts & 36 rows = 4” in Stockinette Stitch in the round
on size US 3 (3.25mm) needle or size needed to obtain gauge. 


Having trouble with the double cuff separation? This video link will show you how!