Fleurette Mitts by Sarah Solomon – Into the Wool

Fleurette Mitts

December 2014
Lace ?
14 stitches and 24 rows = 2 inches
in stockinette stitch in the round
US 2 - 2.75 mm
120 yards (110 m)
One size: to fit hand 7-8" hand circumference
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Mitts are worked in the round and are mirrored for left and right hand. Cuff is worked in k2, p2 rib and upper hand is worked in stockinette stitch with a centered cable and eyelet motif. Stitches are increased for a thumb gusset.

Approximately 120 yards of fingering weight yarn
1 skein Quince & Co. Piper (50% superfine Texas merino, 50% super kid Texas mohair; 305 yds/50g)
Sample shown in Abilene (Color 602)

20 sts and 24 rnds = 2” in k2, p2 rib in the round
14 sts and 24 rnds = 2” in stockinette stitch in the round
17 st Cable and Eyelet motif = 1 ¾“, relaxed after blocking

One set of double-pointed needles (DPNs) in size needed to obtain stockinette stitch gauge
Suggested size: US 2 (2.75 mm)
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge

Stitch markers, blunt tapestry needle, waste yarn for holding thumb stitches

FINISHED DIMENSIONS (after blocking)
Hand circumference: 7” to fit 7–8” hand circumference
Thumb = 2 ¾“ long from bottom of thumb gusset to bind off. Try the mitt on before you bind off to adjust length as needed.