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I live in Washington, IL, with my husband and 8-year-old son. I am a lover of all things crafty and am known for giving handmade gifts. Learning from my mother that all crafts deserve to be ...

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Quiver Mitts

from Bronwyn the Brave Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Quiver Mitts
Quiver Mitts
Quiver Mitts
Quiver Mitts

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round
  • picking up stitches
  • buttonholes (for convertible thumbs)--instructions included in pattern
  • reading charts is helpful, but instructions are written out as well

Pattern Description:

To celebrate Mitten Day, this pattern is discounted to $4 through October 14, 2015.

Do you want the look of chevrons, but you're not ready for, say, a yellow shirt with a big black zigzag? Quiver Mitts offer a subtle chevron texture in a simple broken rib pattern. No cables or twisted stitchesjust knits and purls.

I've designed these mitts with options. Decide whether you'd like fingerless mitts, full-length mittens, or convertible fingerless mitts. You can even choose from three types of afterthought thumbs"fingerless," closed, or convertible. Knit from a smooth, worsted weight wool, these mitts work up quickly when you need a gift by the end of the week or if chilly weather sneaks up on you.

Pattern includes charts, written directions, and links to techniques used in this pattern.

Samples used approximately 120 yds of Cascade 220 for fingerless mitts; 150 yds for full/convertible mitts. Estimated yardage reflects a 10-15% cushion.


5.5 sts and 7 rounds = 1" (2.5 cm)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Women's medium
  • Relaxed circumference: 6.5" (16.5 cm)
  • Stretches to fit up to about 8" (20.5 cm) hand circumference
  • Fingerless: 8.75" (22.5 cm) long from cuff to tip
  • Full Mittens and Convertible Mitts: 10.75" (27.5 cm) long from cuff to tip
  • Schematic included in pattern


  • smooth, worsted weight yarn--about 130 yds. (120 m) for fingerless; 175 yds. (160 m) for full mittens or convertible mitts
  • US #7 (4.5 mm) set of 5 double-pointed needles (or your preferred needles for knitting in the round), or size needed to obtain gauge
  • US #3 (3.25 mm), or smaller, 2 double-pointed or 1 circular needle, any length, for passing through sts of afterthought thumb and convertible flap

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle
  • smooth waste yarn for afterthought thumb, marking rounds and pattern repeats, and convertible flap

Suggested yarn:

175 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Cascade Yarns Cascade 220


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