Bavarian Mitts


size: m (l)

yarn: fingering weight, approx 220 yds
(yarn used: Ravenwood Cashmere 3-ply)

needles: US size 2 (2.75mm) or size needed to achieve gauge

notions: stitch markers (2), cable needle, yarn needle

gauge: 28 sts & 48 rnds = 4"/10 cm in St st

skills used: knitting in the rnd, cables, twisted stitches, increases, decreases, picking up stitches, gusset shaping

construction: cuff-up



Bavarian Mitts
These comfy mitts are begun at the 2/2 rib cuff and graced with Bavarian twisted stitch cables on the back of the hand and Stockinette stitch on the palms. The partial thumbs and finger collar (also 2/2 rib) allow for free digits for handholding and other important tasks.