Back Hand Hitch
Ribbed fingerless mitts with a braided cable flowing seamlessly in and out of the knit ridges.
Intermediate difficulty – Knit, purl, working in the round, cabling, simple increases.
Finished hand circumference 6 (6¾, 7¼) in / 15 (17, 18.5)cm. Shown in size 6¾ in.
To fit approx age 4–5 (6–9, 10–12) years old.
MATERIALS AND NOTIONS 1 skein of Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash Sport (100% superwash merino wool; 136yds/125m per 50g skein); #802 Green Apple. US4 (3.5mm) set of dpns. Adjust needle size as needed to obtain correct gauge. Stitch markers, yarn needle.
GAUGE 24 sts and 37 rnds = 4 in / 10cm in 2×2 Rib pattern slightly stretched.