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Escallop Mitts

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Escallop Mitts
Escallop Mitts
Escallop Mitts
Escallop Mitts
Escallop Mitts
Escallop Mitts

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Techniques & Skills Used: longtail CO, knit/purl, increasing/decreasing, easy lace, beading (crochet hook method); edging instructions are both written and charted.

Pattern Description:

Fingerless mitts with a beaded and scalloped French cuff, the Escallop Mitts add a bit of decoration to any ensemble. The cuff is knit flat, then joined in the round to knit the garter stitch hand; buttons display your personal style and close the cuff.


Gauge: 22 st and 44 rows/4" in garter st, after blocking.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Size: S/M (M/L); 6 (7)"palm circumference; 8.75 (9.5)" length measured flat, to fit 7-7.75 (7.75-8.5)" hand circumference. Cuff is one size; the extremely stretchy garter stitch hand fits a wide range of hand sizes.


  • Yarn: Madelinetosh tosh merino light (100% merino wool, 420 yards/112g); 2 (3) skeins. Size S/M shown in Alizarin.

You Will Also Need:

  • Other Materials: US 6 (4mm) 32" circular needle or dpns, or size to match gauge; Spare US 6 (4mm) needle for 3-needle bind off; 96 size 6/0 seed beads; 1.15mm crochet hook for placing beads; Stitch markers (2); Yarn needle; 5mm ball buttons (4); Matching sewing thread & needle.

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Jennifer Dassau on
the Delaware River Valley, NJ USA
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Recovering attorney and emigree from Seventh Avenue, I like writing patterns almost as much as knitting them. Visit me at

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