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Rebekah Joy on craftsy.com
Washington State

Whether it be booties, shoes, or newsboy caps, Rebekah loves taking timeless looks and recreating them into a knitted version with modern appeal. As a new knitter herself not that long ago, Rebekah ...

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Élan Mitts

from Bekah Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Élan Mitts
Élan Mitts
Élan Mitts
Élan Mitts
Élan Mitts
Élan Mitts

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit, purl, M1L, M1R, k2tog, p2tog, pick up stitches, and work in a round

Pattern Description:

Note on Construction: These mitts are "faux" fairisle. The finished pattern looks like each row was knit using two colors, but the colorwork pattern is actually created by knitting with just one color of yarn and strategically slipping sts. Enjoy watching the colorwork pattern unfold while knitting each row with just one strand of yarn!

Pattern is 4 pages long and includes easy to follow directions. Additional step-by-step instructions and pictures are provided for confusing areas.

TAGS: mitts, fairisle, colorwork, fingerless gloves, women, teens, trendy, colorful


9 sts & 12 rows = 1 inch in St st

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Women's S (M, L)
  • Mitt Length: 8" (8.5", 8.5")
  • Fits Hand Circumference of: 6"-6.5" (7"-7.5", 8"-8.5")


  • Yarn: Fingering Weight Wool:
  • MC (purple): 140 (160, 180) yards
  • C1 (green): 80 (90, 100) yards
  • C2 (cream): 60 (70, 80) yards
  • Needles: US 2 dpns (4)

You Will Also Need:

  • 3 stitch markers; tapestry needle; stitch holder