Ash Path Mitts Knitting Pattern
My three kids take the train to school, and the walk from the station takes them along the Ash Path. It’s a good 15 minutes on foot, and they catch up with their friends as they go. The central cable that runs from cuff to fingers represents the path, and the split diamond cable is the kids winding their way along it to school. The gorgeous ‘Glo’ (coal) colourway of Cartref yarn was perfectly suited to this pattern.
There are 2 sizes: Medium (7-8.5” hand circumference) and Large (8.5-10” circumference). The ribbed palm makes these very stretchy and snug, and only uses half a skein of Cartref Yarn - perfect for gift knitting!
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Casting on, including backwards loop.
Knitting and purling in the round, yarn overs, decreasing, casting off.
Reading a chart.
Yarn & Notions
Main Colour: 50g (approximately 100m / 123 yds) of DK yarn. Sample uses Cartref Yarns DK in ‘Glo’ (66% Welsh Mule, 33% Welsh BFL).
4mm (US6) needles, OR the size required to meet gauge.
Stitch markers, waste yarn or stitch holder.
21 stitches and 30 rounds to 4 inches / 10cm in stocking stitch.
M to fit 7-8.5 inch / 18-21.5cm hand circumference.
L to fit 8.5-10 inch / 21.5-25.5cm hand circumference.