These simple stockinette mitts, accented with reverse stockinette welts, feature an Eastern Thumb style that appears to grow out of the wrist. Subtle arm shaping makes for a great fit, and the DK weight yarn makes it a quick knit. Yarn: 170[190, 210] yards (156 [174, 193]m) of DK weight yarn. Shown in Anzula Cricket (80% superwash merino wool/10% cashmere/10% nylon, approx 250 yds (228m)/115 g) in ‘Iris’. Gauge: 24 stitches & 34 rounds per 4 inches (10cm) square in stockinette after blocking. Needles: 3.5mm (US 4) needle(s), or size needed to obtain gauge, in your preferred method for small circumference knitting (dpns, two circulars, or magic loop). Notions: 3 stitch markers (6 if working both mitts at the same time), holders or waste yarn for thumb stitches, tapestry needle to weave in ends. Finished Size: To fit 6[7, 8] inch (15.25[17.75, 20.25]cm) hand circumference measured around palm above thumb. Negative ease is built in to the pattern. Techniques Used: knit, purl, k2tog, ssk, m1L & m1R, use of markers.