Original Design by Alexis Winslow
Originally Published in Interweave Knits Holiday Gifts, 2011.
These fingerless mitts feature a sweet two-color pattern of tiny hearts worked from a chart. The “I (heart) U” pattern on the thumb gusset is customizable so you can draw any initials into the chart with the alphabet provided.
Finished Size: 6. ” hand circumference and 7. ” long.
Yarn: Knit Picks Palette (100% Peruvian highland wool; 231 yd [211 m]/50 g): #24247 raspberry heather (MC), 1 ball; #25095 Caribbean (CC), 1 ball.
Yarn Weight: #2 – Fine
Needles: Size 2 (2.75 mm): set of 4 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Marker (m); tapestry needle; waste yarn.
Gauge: 37 sts and 41 rows = 4″ in stranded St st colorwork patterns from charts.