Tuesday, 28 May 2019

Fingerless Mitts Pattern - Bay of Biscay 3.


The pattern begins here: Part 1 and 2

Continues:

Work three rounds as established knitting the 5 sts that were cast on for the thumb opening. AT THE SAME TIME move marker 1 to right by one st and marker 2 to left by one st on the first round.

Next rnd: Work in pattern to marker 1, SM1, ssk, k3, k2tog, SM2, k to BOR. 50(54, 58) sts.

Work three rounds in pattern.

Next rnd: Work in pattern to marker 1, RM1, ssk, k1, k2tog, RM2, k to BOR.  48(52, 56) sts.   
Work as established until Rnds 1 – 4 of EMC have been repeated two more times (or to desired height).

Cut CC.

Knit one round in MC. Work 10 rounds (or to desired height) in (k1, p1) ribbing.

Bind off using Lori’s Twisty Bind Off method or bind off in rib.   Cut yarn and weave in ends.


Thumb (both hands)

Place 15(17, 19) sts from st holder onto a needle. Attach MC at right edge of the thumb opening and place BOR marker.

Setup Rnd: K15(17, 19), pick up and knit 2 sts in the gap, 5 sts from cast-on edge, 2 sts in the gap on other edge.  24(26, 28) sts for the thumb.

Rnds 1 - 2: (K1, p1) x 12(13, 14).

Rnd 3: (K1, p1) x 8(9, 10), ssk, k1, p1, k1, k2tog, p1.  22(24, 26) sts.

Rnds 4 - 5: (K1, p1) x 8(9, 10), k2, p1, k2, p1.

Rnd 6: (K1, p1) x 8(9, 10), ssk, p1, k2tog, p1.  20(22, 24) sts.

Rnd 7: (K1, p1) x 10(11, 12).  Repeat Rnd 7 to desired thumb length.

Bind off the same way as mitts.  Cut yarn and weave in ends.


Finishing 
Soak the mitts in wool wash detergent, rinse, wrap in a towel, and squeeze out the excess water. Lay on a flat surface or mitt blockers to dry. 


ENJOY YOUR NEW MITTS!

The pattern is available in Ravelry:

 

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