Instructions

KNIT ABBREVIATIONS:

k  knit
p  purl
k2tog   knit 2 stitches together (decrease)
kfb      knit into front and back of stitch (increase)
ssk      slip, slip, knit (decrease)
yo     yarn over
[ ]    repeat directions inside brackets as indicated

GAUGE:
30 sts and 42 rows = 4 in. in stockinette stitch in the round.
25-1/2 sts and 52 rows = 4 in. in lace pattern after blocking.
Make sure to check your gauge and adjust needle size to match gauge.

Note: Mitt chart rounds are read from right to left.

DIRECTIONS (make 2)

Cuff:
Cast on 84 (96) sts and join for working in the round, being careful not to twist row; place marker to indicate end of round.
Round 1: K.
Round 2: K.
Round 3: [K2tog twice, kfb four times, ssk twice] to end of round.
Round 4: K.
Round 5: [K2tog twice, k4, ssk twice] to end of round: 56 (64) sts.
Round 6: K.
Round 7: P.
Round 8: K.
Round 9: K1, [p2, k2] to 3 sts before end of round, p2, k1.
Rounds 10-28:  Repeat round 9.
Size S only:  Round 29: K2tog, k26, k2tog, k to end of round:  54 sts.
Size L only:  Round 29: K to end of round.
Both sizes:
Round 30:  P to end of round.
Round 31:  K to end of round.

Hand – thumb gusset:
Round 1: K4, place marker to indicate end of gusset, [work row 1 of chart] to end of round.
Round 2: K.
Round 3: Kfb twice, k2, [work row 2 of chart] to end of round: 56 (66) sts.
Round 4: K.
Round 5: K to marker, [work row 3 of chart] to end of round.
Round 6: Kfb, k to 3 sts before marker, kfb, k to end of round: 58 (68) sts.
Round 7: K to marker, [work row 4 of chart] to end of round.
Round 8: K.
Round 9: Kfb, k to 3 sts before marker, kfb, k2, [work row 5 of chart] to end of round: 60 (70) sts.
Round 10: K.
Round 11: K to marker, [work row 6 of chart] to end of round.
Round 12: Kfb, k to 3 sts before marker, kfb, k to end of round: 62 (72) sts.
Round 13: K to marker, [work row 7 of chart] to end of round.
Round 14: K.
Round 15: Kfb, k to 3 sts before marker, kfb, k2, [work row 8 of chart] to end of round: 64 (74) sts.
Round 16: K.
Round 17: K to marker, [work row 1 of chart] to end of round.
Round 18: Kfb, k to 3 sts before marker, kfb, k to end of round: 66 (76) sts.
Round 19: K to marker, [work row 2 of chart] to end of round.
Round 20: K.
Round 21: Kfb, k to 3 sts before marker, kfb, k2, [work row 3 of chart] to end of round: 68 (78) sts.
Round 22: K.
Round 23: K to marker, [work row 4 of chart] to end of round.
Round 24: Kfb, k to 3 sts before marker, kfb, k to end of round: 70 (80) sts.
Round 25: K to marker, [work row 5 of chart] to end of round.
Round 26: K.
Round 27: Kfb, k to 3 sts before marker, kfb, k2, [work row 6 of chart] to end of round: 72 (82) sts.
Round 28: K.
Round 29: K to marker, [work row 7 of chart] to end of round.
Round 30: Kfb, k to 3 sts before marker, kfb, k to end of round: 74 (84) sts.
Round 31: K to marker, [work row 8 of chart] to end of round.
Round 32: K.
Size L only:
Round 33: Kfb, k to 3 sts before marker, kfb, k2, [work row 1 of chart] to end of round: 86 sts.
Round 34: K.
Round 35: K to marker, [work row 2 of chart] to end of round.
Round 36: Kfb, k to 3 sts before marker, kfb, k to end of round: 88 sts.
Round 37: K to marker, [work row 3 of chart] to end of round.
Round 38: K.
Both sizes:
Next round: K1, slip next 21 (25) sts onto scrap yarn or stitch holder, cast on 1 st, k2, [work row 1 (row 4) of chart] to end of round: 54 (64) sts.

Hand – after gusset:
Round 1: K.
Round 2: K to marker, [work row 2 (row 5) of chart] to end of round.
Round 3: K2, k2tog, k to 1 st before end of round, slip 1 purlwise, remove marker, slip next st purlwise, knit these two sts together through the back loop, place marker to indicate new end of round: 52 (62) sts.
Round 4: K to marker, [work row 3 (row 6) of chart] to end of round.
Round 5: K2tog, k to 1 st before end of round, slip 1 purlwise, remove marker, slip next st purlwise, knit these two sts together through the back loop, existing marker indicates new end of round: 50 (60) sts.
Round 6: [Work row 4 (row 7) of chart] to end of round.
Round 7: K.
Round 8: [Work row 5 (row 8) of chart] to end of round.
Round 9: K.
Round 10: [Work row 6 (row 1) of chart] to end of round.
Round 11: K.
Round 12: [Work row 7 (row 2) of chart] to end of round.
Round 13: K.
Round 14: [Work row 8 (row 3) of chart] to end of round.
Round 15: K.
Size L only:
Round 16: [Work row 4 of chart] to end of round.
Round 17: K.
Both sizes: Rounds 16-25 (18-27):  [K1, p1] to end of round.

Bind off all sts loosely in rib.
Cut yarn, leaving a 6-to-8-in. tail, and draw through last st.

Thumb:
Pick up and knit one st in the cast-on st at base of thumb, k 21 (25) held sts, join for working in the round, place marker to indicate end of round: 22 (26) sts.

Knit 8 (10) rounds.
[K1, p1] for 4 rounds.

Bind off all sts loosely in rib.
Cut yarn, leaving a 6-to-8-in. tail, and draw through last st.

Finishing:
Weave in all ends.  Block lightly.

FINISHED SIZES:
Mitts can be made in two sizes. Small mitt has a circumference of 7-3/4 in. Large mitt has a circumference of 9-1/2 in.  Pattern is written for small size, with large-size instructions in parentheses. The large size also includes some extra rounds, as noted.

Knit Fingerless Gloves Pattern designed by Adrienne Ku. Photography by Susan Gibbs.

Craft provided by Juniper Moon Farm.