Mittens with a top down thumb
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- I want to try my thumb on to make sure the length is right without having to guess whether the next decrease will bring the thumb in too much (I have made more than one pair with thumbs too short that way! -OK maybe that it just me....).
- I find that decreasing at the top has an unfortunate effect on the integrity of my fabric - too often the tops of thumbs end up a bit holey after a while. Starting with a firm cast on is a much better bet in this regard - not to mention that if you like you can seamlessly cast on the width of the whole thumb in one go to make it even tougher. I provide both options in the pattern.
- All the knitting on your mitten runs in the same direction, giving a seamless appearance.
- Independent Designer
- Elizabeth Felgate
- Downloadable PDF
- My sample is in the Jamieson yarn, Suitable alternatives stocked by Loveknitting are listed.
- Skill Level
- Yarn Weight
DK | Light Worsted
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