Fingerless Mitts are wonderful to wear! Your hands are warm but you still have the dexterity needed to accomplish tasks. These warm and cozy fingerless mitts are a great way to introduce yourself to the fascinating Swedish technique Tvåändsstickning, or Two-End knitting, aka Twined knitting. You will learn a Twined knitting cast-on, the basics (knit and purl), and different classic motifs. In addition, you'll learn to read a Twined knitting chart, work the crooked thumb gusset by increasing in Twined knitting, and finish off with the Herringbone Braid at the top!
This kit of yarn and a pattern in a project bag will make a pair of mitts for a child, a woman or a man. A few yards of a contrasting yarn are also included for the cast-on and the Herringbone Braid at the top, but you can substitute another color of yarn if you prefer.
Wrist Circumference: 6.5 (7.5, 8.75) inches/ 16.5 (19, 22.25) cm Total Length: 6.25 (7, 9) inches/ 15.75 (17.75, 22.75) cm
The pattern assumes the knitter has never worked the technique of Twined Knitting before. Explicit directions are given, including photos and Theory Boxes, garment directions, pattern charts, and a list of abbreviations and a Reading List.
FEATURED TECHNIQUES Twined knitting, purling, and the Deep Knit The Crook Stitch The "O" Stitch Chain Path Increasing for the Crooked Thumb Gusset The Herringbone Braid
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