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loops & threads® charisma™ concertina knit mitts

Step 1
SIZES: Adult Average
 
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:
Hand circumference: 7"
Length: 9½"
 
GAUGE: 10.5 sts x 16 rows = 4" over Stockinette Stitch; save time, check your gauge.
 
Project Note: The number of Skeins needed to complete this project is 2-Loops & Threads® Charisma™ Yarn - Red and 1-Loops & Threads® Charisma™ Yarn - Taupe 
Step 2
RIDGE PATTERN:
 
Row 1 (WS): With A, knit.
 
Row 2: Purl.
 
Row 3: Knit.Change to B.
 
Row 4: Knit.
 
Row 5: Purl.Change to A.
 
Row 6: Knit.
 
Rep Rows 1-6 for pattern.
 
PATTERN NOTES:The hat and mitts are knit flat, them seamed.  
Step 3
MITTS
 
Cuff:
 
With A, CO 22 sts.Work Rows 1-6 of Ridge Pattern once, then work Rows 1-5 of Pattern once more.Next Row (Row 6 of Pattern): * K5, k2tog; rep from * to last st, k1 – 19 sts.
 
Work Rows 1-6 of Ridge Pattern, then work Rows 1-3 of Pattern once more. Cut B. 
Step 4
Thumb Gusset:
 
Row 1 (RS): Knit.
 
Row 2 and all WS rows: Purl.
 
Row 3: K9, place marker, M1R, k1, M1L, place marker, knit to end – 21 sts.
 
Row 5: Knit to marker, slip marker, M1R, knit to marker, M1L, slip marker, knit to end – 23 sts.
 
Row 7: Rep Row 5 – 25 sts.
 
Row 9: Knit.
 
Row 11: Rep Row 5 – 27 sts.
 
Row 13: K9, remove marker, slip next st to right hand needle, slip next 7 sts to waste yarn for holding, move slipped st back to left hand needle and knit it together with next st, remove marker, knit to end – 19 sts.
 
Rows 15, 17, 19 and 21: Knit.
 
Row 22 (WS): Knit.
 
Row 23: Purl.
 
Row 24: Knit.
 
Bind off loosely.   
Step 5
Thumb:
 
Slip thumb gusset sts from waste yarn back to needle. Join yarn to work a RS row.
 
Row 1 (RS): K1, M1L, knit to last st, M1R, k1 – 9 sts.
 
Row 2 (WS): Knit.
 
Row 3: Purl.
 
Row 4: Knit.
 
Bind off loosely.
 
FINISHING
 
Use tail from thumb to sew thumb seam and close up any gaps at base of thumb.Sew seam at side of mitt.  
Step 6
Project Note: Click here for materials and instructions to make the matching hat.
 
ABBREVIATIONS:
 
Color A = Red
Color B = Taupe
CO = Cast On
K = Knit
K2tog = Knit 2 Stitches Together
M1L = Make 1 Left-leaning
M1R = Make 1 Right-leaning
RS = Right Side
Rep = Repeat
St(s) = Stitch(es)
WS = Wrong Side
 
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