Designed by Amy Polcyn
Technique used: Knit
7 ½”/19cm circumference x 8 ¼”/21cm long
Vickie Howell for Caron Sheep(ish)
(70% Acrylic/30% Wool; 3oz/85g, 167yds/153m):
#0017 Turquoise(ish) (A) 1 skein
#0020 Chartreuse(ish) (B) 1 skein
One pair U.S. size 7 (4.5mm) needles or size to obtain correct gauge.
In Stockinette stitch, 18 sts and 24 rows = 4" (10cm)
Stockinette Stitch (St st):
Knit on RS, purl on WS.
K2, p2 rib (multiple of 4 + 2 sts):
Row 1 (RS): K2, *p2, k2; rep from *.
Row 2: P2, *k2, p2; rep from *.
Rep Rows 1 and 2 for k2, p2 rib. .
String of Beads (multiple of 12 sts):
Rows 1 and 3 (WS): With A, purl.
Row 2: With A, knit.
Row 4: With B, k11, *turn; sl 1 wyif, k3, turn; p4, k12; rep from *, ending k1.
Row 5: With B, k5, *turn; p4, turn; k3, sl 1 wyif, k12; rep from *, ending k7.
Row 6: With A, k8, *sl 2 wyib, k10; rep from *, ending k2.
Rows 7-9: With A, rep Rows 1-3.
Row 10: With B, k5, *turn; sl 1 wyif, k3, turn; p4, k12; rep from *, ending k7.
Row 11: With B, k11, *turn; p4, turn; k3, sl 1 wyif, k12; rep from *, ending k1.
Row 12: With A, k2, *sl 2 wyib, k10; rep from *, ending k8.
Rep Rows 1-12 for String of Beads patt.
Mitts are worked flat and seamed.
MITT (make 2)
With A, CO 34 sts. Work in k2, p2 rib for 2", inc 2 sts on last row—36 sts.
Change to String of Beads pat and work Rows 1-12 once, then Rows 1-9.
With A only, w in St st and BO 6 sts at beg of next 2 rows—24 sts.
Continue even in St st for 2", ending with a WS row and dec 2 sts on last row—22 sts.
Cut yarn and place sts on a holder
With RS facing and B, pick up and k10 sts along side edge of St st section. Beg with a WS row, work in k2, p2 rib for 7 rows. BO in rib.
Rep on opposite side.
With RS facing and B, pick up and k34 sts across top of Mitt (along side edges of thumb trim and sts on holder). Beg with a WS row, work in k2, p2 rib for 7 rows. BO in rib.
Block flat. Fold mitt in half and sew closed, leaving thumb trim area open.
Using yarn needle, weave in all ends.