Ana­to­lia Mit­tens

Creative Knitting - - FROM HEAD TO TOE - DE­SIGN BY RITA TAY­LOR

These graphic color­work mit­tens, in­spired by a Turk­ish de­sign, are rem­i­nis­cent of a cloudy sky with lit­tle patches of blue break­ing through.

Gauge

27 sts and 27 rnds = 4 inches/10cm in 2-color stranded St st with larger nee­dles (blocked). To save time, take time to check gauge.

Spe­cial Ab­bre­vi­a­tions

Make 1 Left (M1L): In­sert LH nee­dle from front to back un­der hor­i­zon­tal strand be­tween last st worked and next st on LH nee­dle; knit through back of re­sult­ing loop. Make 1 Right (M1R): In­sert LH nee­dle from back to front un­der hor­i­zon­tal strand be­tween last st worked and next st on LH nee­dle; knit into front of re­sult­ing loop.

Spe­cial Tech­nique

Jog­less Stripes: *Work first rnd of new color in es­tab­lished pat. On 2nd rnd of new color, slip first st of rnd pwise, then work rest of rnd as es­tab­lished. Rep from * at ev­ery color change.

Pat­tern Notes

Mit­tens are worked in the round from the bot­tom up. The thumbs of left and right mit­tens are placed at op­po­site sides of palm.

Charts are pro­vided for the hand and thumb color pat­terns.

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