These simple fingerless mitts work up fast. Make for a gift or to match your wardrobe.
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Skill Level: Easy
Size: 7 (8)” hand circumference x 7” length
Gauge: 20 sts and 16 rows = 4” [10 cm] in Hdc after wet blocking
Yarns: Harrisville Designs Shetland Fingering (100% Pure Wool; 217 yards [198 meters]/50 grams): #53 Silver Mist, 1 skein.
Hook: US size 2/C (2.75 mm)
Notions: Tapestry needle
Blo – Back loop only.
Row 1: Ch 1, *sc blo in next st; rep from * to end of row, turn.
Rep Row 1 for patt.
Row 1: Ch 1, hdc in each st to end of row, turn.
Rows 2-4: Rep Row 1.
Row 5: Ch 1, * hdc in next 4 sts, ch 2, sk next 2; rep from * across to last 6 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, turn.
Row 6: Ch 1, hdc in each hdc and 2 hdc in each ch-2 sp across to end of row, turn – 36 (42) sts.
Rep Rows 1-6 for patt.
Fingerless Mitts are worked flat from the cuff up, then seamed, leaving an opening for thumb.
Mitts (make 2)
Set-up Row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn – 14 sts.
Work in Rib patt until piece meas 6½ (7½)” unstretched from beg ch. Do not turn at end of last row.
Set-up Row: Work 36 (42) sc evenly in end of each row across.
Work Rows 1-6 of Stitch Pattern 3 times.
Block as desire.
Sew side seam, leaving an opening for thumb.
Weave in all ends.