I am an artist and knitwear designer living in Amherst, Massachusetts. My knitting patterns are available through Craftsy, Ravelry, and Etsy. My designs have also been published by Brooklyn Tweed, ...
I am an artist and knitwear designer living in Amherst, Massachusetts. My knitting patterns are available through Craftsy, Ravelry, and Etsy. My designs have also been published by Brooklyn Tweed, Quince and Co., Knitscene, Interweave Knits, Knitty, Knotions, and Valley Yarns (WEBS).
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The Fiery Searcher Fingerless Mitts pattern is a classic cables-and-lace design by Bonnie Sennott. To make these mitts, you'll need 250 yards/229m fingering weight yarn and one set of US #2/2.75mm dpns.
The pattern provides instructions for knitting a women's size medium, which should fit a wide range of hand sizes. For a smaller mitt, go down a needle size and/or use a light fingering weight yarn. For a larger mitt, go up a needle size and/or use sportweight or DK weight yarn.
The mitts are worked in the round on double-pointed needles (dpns). Skills required include standard knitting techniques and stitches, as well as cabling with a cable needle. The stitch patterns are given in both written form and in charts. Explanations are given for all stitches.
34 sts/40 rows = 4"/10 cm in Cable Pattern, unstretched
250 yards of Fingering weight