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Wayfinder Mitts

from Love Is All You Knit
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Wayfinder Mitts
Wayfinder Mitts
Wayfinder Mitts
Wayfinder Mitts

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, knit cables, long tail cast on, bind off

Pattern Description:

Each mitt is cast on at the bottom edge and knit in the round. The top and bottom cuffs are worked in 2x2 rib, which stretches nicely to fit the wearer. The directional cables flow out of the ribbed cuff and are mirrored on the back of each hand. Thumb gussets are created by increases placed at the side of each mitt; after increasing, thumb stitches are placed on waste yarn and later picked up and worked in the round. Instructions are provided as both charted and written.


22 sts by 30 rounds = 4"/10 cm in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 8"/20.5 cm long by 7"/17.75 cm in circumference (unstretched) to fit hands measuring 6.5"/16.5 cm to 8"/20.5 cm in circumference.


  • DK weight wool yarn - approximately 115 yards/106 meters Sample shown in Madelinetosh Tosh DK (100% superwash merino wool; 225 yards/206 meters/100 g) US 6/4.0 mm (or size needed to obtain gauge) dpns, two circulars, or long circular for magic loop, Cable needle

Suggested yarn:

115 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Madelinetosh Tosk DK


Antique lace

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