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Breakthrough Mittens

Downloadable PDF, English
£2.17
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Breakthrough Mittens
£2.17
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Product Details

These mittens are worked from cuff to fingertip, then the thumb is worked using short rows that create a gusset like fit without having to have set up the gusset stitches while working the hand. This method fits amazingly well, and is great to use with handpainted or self striping yarns, as the thumb won’t mess with the colour patterns, or while knitting away from home as no scrap yarn or stitch holders are needed. This pattern is written for bulky yarn, making a quick, warm mitten that is great for gifts, but the thumb is easily substituted into any other mitten pattern at any gauge.

Difficulty level: easy
Skills necessary: Working stockinette both in the round and flat.
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Picking up stitches
Being able to knit 2 mittens at a time is an asset, but not necessary for this pattern.

Finished measurements:
Circumference: 6 [7, 8] inches (15 [18, 20.5]cm)
Length: 8.25 [9, 10] inches (21 [23, 25.5]cm) (customizable)

The child's size is worked with less than a full skein

Craft
Knitting
Designer
Trisha Paetsch
Format
Downloadable PDF
Language
English
Skill Level
Beginner