Mosaic Mitts by Sandy Cushman

Mosaic Mitts

May 2004
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in slip-stitch pattern, worked in the round
US 4 - 3.5 mm
690 yards (631 m)
8" (20.5 cm) hand circumference and 10" (25.5 cm) long
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Interweave SKU: EP1037

Pattern Description from Interweave Knits, Holiday 2006:
If you want a gift in a hurry, try these lively fingerless mitts. Two identical mitts make a pair--they fit equally comfortably on either hand. The mitts are worked in the round from cuff to finger opening, with a gusset formed for the thumb along the way. The striped ribbing and simple-to-follow slip-stitch pattern in the hand provide lots of color interest.  And good news!! Slip stitch color work means you work with only one color in a row so these vibrant mitts are a breeze to knit.

Finished Size: About 8” (20.5 cm) hand circumference and 10” (25.5 cm) long. To fit an adult.

Yarn: Plymouth Galway (100% wool; 230 yd [210 m]/100 g): #127 sage (A), #39 teal (B), and #117 fuchsia (C), 1 ball each. Also shown in #102 red (A), #92 purple (B), and #117 fuchsia (C).

Yarn weight: #4 - Medium

Gauge: 24 sts and 32 rows = 4” (10 cm) in slip-stitch patt, worked in the rnd.

Needles: Size 4 (3.5 mm): set of 5 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions: Markers (m); tapestry needles; small amount of waste yarn.

Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Summer 2004