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InstructionsThe Crimpy Mitts are long armwarmers with textural tucks at the wrist, and ribbing detail on the cuff and thumb. Knit in soft hand-dyed superwash, they are companions to the Crimp hat.
Techniques Used: knit/purl, tuck stitch, increasing/decreasing.
Experience Level: Adventurous Beginner. This pattern contains written instructions and a photo tutorial for the tuck stitch.
Size: S ...
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Type of item: Accessory
Style: Casual, Whimsical, Romantic, Hipster, Funky
Yarn: Malabrigo Rios (100% superwash merino wool, 210 yards), 1 skein; Needles: US 7 DPNs or 32 circular needle if using Magic Loop, or size to match gauge; Spare US 7 DPN for tucks; Stitch markers (3); Yarn needle.
What was your inspiration?
Continuing the tuck obsession begun with Ruckle; also to use as much of 1 skein of Rios as possible.
What are you most proud of?
Exactly the thing to stop cold winds swishing up your coat sleeves.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Power through the long ribbed cuff; the tucks that come after are fun to knit.