Thinking of cool, crisp walks along the winding bridleway....These fingerless mitts feature an interesting cable pattern down the centre of seed stitch columns. An asymmetric thumb gusset adds extra detail and interest to this classic design, which is surprisingly simple to knit.
One size, adult
Approx 40g 4ply/fingering weight yarn
Sample uses Eden Cottage Yarns Titus 4ply in the ‘Compost’ colourway.
You can use either DPNs or circular needles to obtain gauge.
Recommended size US1.5/2.5mm, 32”/60cm.
Stitch markers, waste yarn for holding thumb stitches, yarn needle.
34 stitches and 44 rounds = 4 inches/10cm stockinette after blocking
These are suitable for an adventurous beginner. You don’t need to have made a pair of mittens before but should have some experience.
Techniques used include: knitting in the round, ribbing, increasing and decreasing, thumb gusset shaping, casting on in the middle of a round, picking up stitches, cabling.