HIPPIE HANKS MITTENS

Hippie Hanks Mittens Project

LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

  • 'Crucci' Hippie Hanks 1 x 100g hank.

Note - Quantities are approximate and may vary between knitters.

  • 1 pair 12mm knitting needles, or size required for correct tension
  • 2 stitch-holders
  • Scissors, yarn needle, tape measure


MEASUREMENT

Width (approx) cm: 12
Length cm: 23

TENSION

8.5 sts x 12 rows to 10cm over stocking st, using 12mm needles.

INSTRUCTIONS

LEFT MITTEN

Using 12mm needles, cast on 18 sts.

1st row (RS) - K2, * P2, K2, rep from * to end.

2nd row - P2, * K2, P2, rep from * to end.

Rep 1st and 2nd rows once, inc 2 sts evenly across last row... 20 sts, 4 rows rib in all.

Work 2 rows stocking st. **

Shape Thumb

1st row (RS) - K8, M1, K1, M1, K11 ... 22 sts.

2nd row - Purl.

3rd row - K8, M1, K3, M1, K11 ... 24 sts.

4th row - Purl.

5th row - K8, M1, K5, M1, K11 ... 26 sts.

6th row - Purl.

7th row - K8, slip these 8 sts onto a stitch-holder and leave,

K6, inc in next st, turn, slip rem sts onto second stitchholder and leave.

*** Work 5 rows stocking st on these 8 sts, beg with a purl row.

Shape Top -

Next row - (K2tog) 4 times ... 4 sts.

Break off yarn, thread through rem sts, draw up tightly and fasten off securely. Join thumb seam. Slip rem 19 sts left on stitch-holders onto a 10mm needle so RS is facing for next row.

Next row (RS) - K8, knit up one st in base of thumb, knit to end ... 20 sts. Work 9 rows stocking st, beg with a purl row.

Shape Top -

Next row (RS) - (K2tog, K6, K2tog) twice ... 16 sts.

Next row - Purl.

Next row - (K2tog, K4, K2tog) twice ... 12 sts.

Next row - (P2tog, P2, P2tog) twice ... 8 sts.

Cast off.

RIGHT MITTEN

Work as for Left Mitten to **.

Shape Thumb -

1st row (RS) - K11, M1, K1, M1, K8 ... 22 sts.

2nd row - Purl.

3rd row - K11, M1, K3, M1, K8 ... 24 sts.

4th row - Purl.

5th row - K11, M1, K5, M1, K8 ... 26 sts.

6th row - Purl.

7th row - K11, slip these 11 sts onto a stitch-holder and leave, K6, inc in next st, turn, slip rem sts onto second stitch-holder and leave. Work as for Left Mitten from *** to end.

FINISHING

DO NOT PRESS. Using half mattress st, join side edges of each Mitten tog.

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