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Twined double knit mittens

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Adventures in Double-Knitting taught by Alasdair Post-Quinn

Journey into exciting knitting territory with Alasdair Post-Quinn. He'll guide you through the basics of double-knitting and lead you all the way up to his more adventurous techniques.

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Category Knitting
Type Clothing
Sizing Unisex
Style Classic, Traditional
cedison on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? sport-weight merino wool in two colors

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Thanks! They're really warm and cozy.

03/18/2013 Flag

I've got to try this. What is twined knitting?

05/31/2013 Flag

Twined knitting uses two strands from the same ball twisted around each other on every other stitch. It's warmer than regular stockinette. I learned about twined knitting in a Stitches class taught by Beth Brown-Reinsel. Her website is www.knittingtraditions.com. There's a good article on twined knitting on Knitty too: http://knitty.com/ISSUEwinter05/FEATwin05TT.html. Have fun!

06/12/2013 Flag

Thank you for the great web sites. I see I have more learning/knitting to do. Love the look of your mittens.

06/15/2013 Flag

I like your mittens. I would like to try them myself. May I. Thank You> Fairlysweet.

11/09/2013 Flag

It's not my own pattern, but I started with the double-knit cuffs from the class and then decreased in a knitted round to start the twined knitting mitts and turned them into mittens. The mitts pattern is from a class by Beth Brown Reinsel. You can find out more about the pattern here: http://www.knittingtraditions.com/Workshops/mittens/Swedish/Twined%20Fingerless%20Mittens.htm. Have fun, and good luck!

11/15/2013 Flag