Friday, June 15, 2007

Ginormous Man Mitts


I'm sharing this pattern and hoping you have the knowledge that you know how to knit with the magic loop method or DPN's, as it doesn't explain everything.

The mitt will fit a big mans hand.

kfb - knit into the front and back of same stitch

With bernat bulky yarn a sisu sock yarn held together and a 24" 6.00mm circ

cast on 32 sts

k2 p2 rib for 15 rows

knit next row

knit even for 6 rows

starting thumb gusset

k14, kfb, k2, kfb, k14

knit around

k14, kfb, k4, kfb, k14

knit around

k14, kfb, k6, kfb, k14

knit around

k14, kfb, k8, kfb, k14

knit around

k14, kfb, k10, kfb, k14

knit around

k14, co 2 sts, put 14 (thumb) sts on holder, k14

knit around for 22 rows

*k4, k2tog* around

knit around

*k3, k2tog* around

knit around

*k2, k2tog* around

knit around

k2tog around

weave end thru the remaining sts and pull tight

Thumb

I picked up 2 sts where the 2 cast on sts are, the 14 sts from holder and picked up 2 more sts ( 18 sts)(this way the decs are on the inside seam)

knit around

k2tog, k14, k2tog

knit around

k2tog, k12, k2tog

k around for 7rows

k2tog around for 2 rows.

weave end thru the remaining sts and pull tight.

tuck in ends.

and make one more.

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