"Use up your stash for this quick to knit fingerless mitten. Work quirky colour combinations, and odd pairs for a statement accessory. Knit extra-long to the elbow or short to the wrist, or work in a single colour to show case the honey comb texture." - Jo Storie
Ability: Easy Skills Required: You will need to be able to work a cable pattern and pick up stitches. Yarn Type: I used 100% Italian Merino Wool in Aran weight from Baruffa in oatmeal 302 colour (Machine Washable) Yarn Weight: Aran
Sizes to Fit: One Size
The dimensions given are for a long wrist warmer, you can naturally make this longer or shorter by working more or less repeats as required. To fit Average Adult: Length from Knuckles to Elbow: 32cm/12 ½ in
*Approximately 3 x 50g balls (68m/74y per 50g). Yarn amounts are based on average requirements and are approximate. You may wish to order an extra ball/skein to be sure you have sufficient yarn.
Materials Required: One pair 4½mm (U.S 7) straight needles Tapestry needle for sewing up Yarn approx. 157m/170y in Aran weight wool
Tension: In St St using 4½ mm (US 7) needles: 18sts x 22rows over 10 x 10cm (4 x 4in) Adjust your needle size to match this tension.
*Tensions are provided should you wish to substitute an alternative yarn to that suggested by us. Please ensure you knit a tension square to check that the yarn is suitable as not all yarns will give a like for like result.