Learn to knit mitts

Skills required:  Knit, purl, cast on, cast off & sew a seam.

Yarn:  1 ball of Jo Sharp Silk Road Aran

Needles: 1 pair of 5.5mm needles. 1 sewing needle for sewing seam.

Measurements:

A measure from your knuckles to where you want the cuff to finish.  (20cm)
B measure around your knuckles. (17cm)

Tension:  16st to 10cm in pattern.

Number of stitches:  (A/10)*16  (32 stitches)

Cast on the number of stitches calculated above.

Knit 3 rows
Purl 3 rows
Knit 3 rows
Purl 3 rows

Continue until the piece measures B *2/3 (11cm) unstretched.
Cast off.

Sew the cast on edge to the cast off edge leaving a gap for the thumb hole (approx 5cm).

Sew in ends.

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