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Cabled Mitts

Cabled Mitts

Cabled Mitts

Designed by Karen Whooley of www.krwknitwear.com

These cabled mitts stand out thanks to the Kreinik metallic Twist, a soft 3-ply metallic. Yes — it's a soft metallic thread! It dresses up any yarn and makes your project look more elegant.

Abbreviations:
K – Knit
P – Purl
PM – Place Marker
SM – Slip Marker

Finished Size:

9.5 inches long

Should fit hand circumference of 8- 9 inches (this pattern has about .5 inches of negative ease)

Materials:

  • Tahki Yarns Mesa (100% Superwash Merino; 50g=98yards) -  Color # 07 Sunset – 2 Skeins
  • Kreinik Twist (65% Cupro / 35% Polyester; 250yds) - Color #031 Berry – 1 Cone
  • Size 9 (5.5 mm) Knitting Needles or size needed for gauge
  • Stitch Marker
  • Cable Needle
  • Yarn needle

Gauge:
28 st in pattern and 36 rows = 4 inches

Pattern Notes:

  • Mitts are worked holding one strand of yarn and one strand of Twist together through out.

Special Stitches:

Cable: (worked over 4 sts)

Row 1 (and all odd rows): P4

Row 2: K4

Row 4: Sl next 2 st to cable needle and hold in back; k2, then k2 from cable needle

Rows 6 and 8: K4

Rep rows 1-8 for pattern.


Make 1 Left Purlwise (M1LP): With left needle, pick up strand running between stitches, from front to back
purl into the back (Slants to the left)

Make 1 Right Purlwise (M1RP): With left needle, pick up strand running between stitches, from back to front
purl into the front. (Slants to the right)


Directions: (make 2)

Cast on 38 sts.


Row 1 (and all ws/odd rows): (K2, Cable) six times, k2.

Row 2 (rs): P2, (Cable, p2) six times.

Row 4: P2, (Cable, p2) six times.

Row 6: P2, (Cable, p2) six times.

Row 8: P2, (Cable, p2) six times.

Rep rows 1-8 until mitt reaches 5 inches long, ending with a wrong side row.


Thumb Shaping:

Making sure to keep in cable pattern

RS: (P2, Cable) 3 times, pm, M1LP, p2, M1RP, pm, (Cable, p2) 3 times

WS: (Cable, k2) 3 times, sm, K4, sm, p2, (k2, Cable) 3 times.

RS: (P2, Cable) 3 times, pm, M1LP, p4, M1RP, pm, (Cable, p2) 3 times

WS: (Cable, k2) 3 times, sm, K6, sm, p2, (k2, Cable) 3 times.

RS: (P2, Cable) 3 times, pm, M1LP, p6, M1RP, pm, (Cable, p2) 3 times

WS: (Cable, k2) 3 times, sm, K8, sm, p2, (k2, Cable) 3 times.

RS: (P2, Cable) 3 times, pm, M1LP, p8, M1RP, pm, (Cable, p2) 3 times

WS: (Cable, k2) 3 times, sm, K10, sm, p2, (k2, Cable) 3 times.

RS: (P2, Cable) 3 times, pm, M1LP, p10, M1RP, pm, (Cable, p2) 3 times

WS: (Cable, k2) 3 times, sm, K12, sm, p2, (k2, Cable) 3 times.

RS: (P2, Cable) 3 times, pm, M1LP, p12, M1RP, pm, (Cable, p2) 3 times

WS: (Cable, k2) 3 times, sm, K14, sm, p2, (k2, Cable) 3 times.


Thumb:

Work in pattern to the first marker; place all of these stitches and stitches on the other side of the thumb on a stitch holder. Work the 14 stitches between the markers only in reverse stockinette for 9 rows, bind off on the wrong side. Cut the yarn leaving a long tail to join the thumb seam.


Continuing with the hand portion:

Reattach the yarn at the second marker. And work in pattern to the end of the row, remove the markers.

On the next row, work the stitches across in pattern to the thumb gap; M1LP, M1LP then continue across to the end of the row.

Continue working in pattern until mitt measures 9.5 inches long. Bind off on the wrong side in pattern.

Seam sides together.


Printing Instructions:
To print the instructions for this project clickon the on the link above "Printable version" and then print the pageusing your web browser.  If you have trouble printing this page and would like us to send you a printed copy send a#10 SASE to: Cabled Mitts, P.O. Box 1258, Parkersburg, WV 26102.

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