A simple, but delightful, warm, practical but also pretty, pattern. This is great for a quick, but useful gift for a person on the go.
I always need a pair of fingerless gloves about for working here on the smallholding and out and about at Forest school, because I need my hands for working. However, I also need to have warmth and sensation in them in all weathers so these are perfect for warming the hands up between tasks!!
K – knit
P – Purl
K2tog – knit 2 together
SSK – slip slip knit the 2 slipped stitches together.
M1 – make a stitch
Pm – place marker
Slm – slip marker
For 1st mittens:
Yarn A: 2 skeins of Mirasol Tupa shade 13 (merino silk blend)
Yarn B: 1 skein of Louisa Harding Grace wool Multy colour 25
For both other pictured pairs I used some standard DK I had in my
For the smallest ladies pair I used 3.25mm dpns as needle 1 and
continued using 3.25mm dpns throughout as needle 2.
For the Medium ladies size I used 3.25mm dpns as needle 1, and
3.5mm dpns as needle 2
For the large ladies/ men’s size I used 3.25mm dpns as needle 1 and
4mm dpns as needle 2.
Stitch markers x2, 2 large safety pins
Crochet hook (3.5/4mm)