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Type of item: Accessory
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Fits all of the woman I asked to try it. That includes me, with my
wider-than-normal, somewhat short hands, and my tall co-worker, who
describes her hands as man-hands. For the record, she has quite pretty
hands that fit her frame. The actual mitten, unstretched in any way,
measures 8 around just above the thumb and 6.75 from the very tip to the
beginning of the wrist ribbing. The thumb is 3.5 long at its longest point.
That seems alarming, but, anatomically speaking, the measurement from
the tip of my thumb to the joint where it meets my wrist is 4, which is a lot
longer than I thought. It is also, roughly, the area that particular stretch of
fabric is meant to cover. The advantage of garter-stitch, of course, is that
the mitten is super-stretchy, which gives it a forgiving nature when it comes
Gauge: 5 stitches per i