Root Mitts by Light From Lantern

Root Mitts

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November 2013
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch, blocked
US 6 - 4.0 mm
90 - 110 yards (82 - 101 m)
Small(Large) approx. 6.5(8)” wide (flat) x 8” long (unstretched, blocked)
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Build a strong foundation
Of curling cable roots
To keep hands warm
And learn new attributes

The Root Mitts are knit flat and then seamed to create the thumb hole. It’s a great project for anyone who doesn’t prefer knitting in the round, knitting a thumb gusset, or wanting an easy first-time cable project to gain confidence!

Available in two sizes, both of which can be made with just one hank of Dapple by Brooklyn Tweed.


• Brooklyn Tweed Dapple
60% US Merino, 40% US Organic Cotton
165 yards (150 meters) / 50 gram hank
• 1 hank / approx 90(110) yards used
Shown in color Blueprint


• 4.00 mm (approx. US 6) needles
or size needed to obtain gauge
• Cable needle, tapestry needle


20 sts x 25 rows = 4”
in St st, blocked


approx. 6.5(8)” wide (flat) x 8” long
(unstretched, blocked)

This pattern was re-named and updated from KaterTaterknits on 12/17/2020