Saturday, February 6, 2010

Basic Mittens Template

  • CO even amt of sts - work in the rnd
  • p1k1 ribbing for at least 2"
  • inc to another amt if necessary
  • 1/2" to thumb gusset
  • thumb gusset {sl m, m1r, k to m, m1l, sl m} / {sl m, k, sl m} alternately til gusset is at desired width ending with a {sl m, k, sl m} row and place those sts on a stitch holder for working the thumb later
  • 3 1/2" to dec: ssk = leans left, k2tog = leans right until a few sts can be grafted or kitchener stitched
  • pu thumb gusset sts and pu and twist twice at joint
  • 2 1/2" to aggressive dec - k2tog every st until only a few sts are left to weave in
make 2

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