Halvern Fingerless Mitts by Krista Ann

Halvern Fingerless Mitts

February 2024
Lace ?
44 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Chart patt on larger needles.
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
273 yards (250 m)
5" circumference and 8 1/2" long, unstretched.
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $7.99.

Keep your hands warm without sacrificing dexterity with a beautiful pair of fingerless mitts. The cable and lace openwork of this set calls to mind the twisting vines of spring plants as they reach for the sun. These mitts work up quickly and make an elegant gift, too.

Difficulty Easy

Yarn Weight 2

Finished size 5” circumference and 8 1/2” long, unstretched.

Yarn Knitting for Olive Cotton Merino (70% organic cotton, 30% Merino wool; 273 yd 250 m/1 3/4 oz 50 g): Dusty Artichoke, 1 ball.

Needles Sizes 1 (2.25 mm) and 2 (2.75 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions Size C-2 (2.75 mm) crochet hook; cable needle (cn); removeable markers (m); tapestry needle.

Gauge 44 sts and 40 rows = 4” in Chart patt on larger needles.

• For techniques you don’t know, please visit our online knitting glossary at www.interweave.com/interweave-knitting-glossary.

• These mitts are knit flat from the wrist to the knuckles, then seamed with an opening left for the thumb.

• Long yarn tails from casting on and binding off are used to sew the seams in these mitts. The tail from the cast-on edge is used to sew from the wrist to the thumb opening. The tail from the bound-off edge is used to sew from the knuckles to the thumb opening.

• This stitch pattern is very elastic. The mitts will easily stretch to fit hands up to 8” circumference above the thumb.