Continuing with the second installment in our three-part series which celebrates the great outdoors with casual weekend accessories that cover the tips of your toes to the top of your head in iconic Canadian style…..
This week we are getting the jump on November’s chilly forecast with a pair of soft and cosy mitts knit in Sirdar’s all-new Harrap Tweed Chunky, a peppery yarn spun in a wool/nylon blend, washer friendly and available in a spectrum of eight rustic shades.
Stay posted as we feature a FREE pattern next week for the matching toque……
MITTS ON THE ROCKS
Sizes: S M L
Finished Width: 19 cm/ 7 1/2 in. 20 cm/ 8 in. 22 cm/ 8 1/2 in.
Finished Length: 24 cm/ 9 1/2 in. 25.5 cm/ 10 in. 27 cm/ 10 1/2 in.
Needles: 4.50 mm/ US 7 double point set
Tension: 18 sts and 24 rows = 10 cm/ 4 in. over st st.
**Cast on 32 (36, 40) sts with A. Divide sts evenly onto 3 needles and join in round being careful not to twist sts over needle. Place a marker on 1st st. Work in k2/p2 ribbing as follows-
12 rounds in A.
4 rounds in B. Cut B.
4 rounds in A. Cut A.
Knit 12 (14, 16) rounds.**
Next Round- K1 st in MC, k5 (6, 6) sts with scrap yarn, slip these 5 (6, 6) sts just worked onto left needle and knit to end in MC.
Cont to knit each round in MC until work meas 12.5 (14, 15) cm/ 5 (5 1/2, 6) in. from top of ribbing.
Round 1- Knit.
Round 2- [K1, k2tog, k10 (12, 14) , sl1, k1, psso, k1] rep once.
Round 3- Knit.
Round 4- [K1, k2tog, k8 (10, 12), sl1, k1, psso, k1] rep once.
Round 5- Knit.
Round 6- [K1, k2tog, k6 (8, 10), sl1, k1, psso, k1] rep once.
Round 7- Knit.
Round 8- [K1, k2tog, k4 (6, 8), sl1, k1, psso, k1] rep once.
Large Size Only-
Round 9- Knit.
Round 10- [K1, k2tog, k6, sl1, k1, psso, k1] rep once.
Cut yarn and graft rem sts together.
Remove scrap yarn and slip 10 (12, 12) sts onto 2 needles. Divide sts evenly onto 3 needles. Attach MC and knit across 1st round, inc 1 st = 11 (13, 13) sts. Cont in knit rounds until thumb meas 5 (5.5, 6) cm/ 2 (2 1/4, 2 1/2) in.
Next 2 Rounds- [K1, k2tog] rep until 5 (7, 7) sts remain. Cut yarn and thread through rem sts. Tighten and secure. Sew in ends.
Work from **to**.
Next Round- K to last 6 (7, 7) sts in MC, k5 (6, 6) sts with scrap yarn, slip these 5 (6, 6) sts just worked onto left needle, k to end in MC.
Cont to work as LEFT MITTEN.
Download the pattern HERE.
Design by: Michele Meadows