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2013
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This easy to knit mitts will keep your hands toasty while your fingers keep typing.

These sweet little mitts are easy to make – great for beginning knitters – and will keep your hands warm while your fingers keep typing. If you've ever tried to type in a cold office or house you'll know the value of a pair of fingerless hand covers. These are more simple than fingerless gloves or full mittens (hence the moniker "mitts") but still do the job of keeping your hands cozy and protected from the elements.

This is an easy, quick and satisfying knitting project. The stitches are very simple, just knit and purl and a few increase stitches that trust me even a beginner can do. These are knit flat so if you're intimidated by double pointed needles this is a great way to just get some practice. Each mitt has a seam at the inside along the thumb and the pattern is different for each hand with a seed stitch on top of the hand and stockinette stitch on the palm.


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  1. How to make fingerless gloves. Knitted Fingerless Mitts - Step 1 1

    Fingerless Knitted Mitts

    Supplies:
    1 ball Rowan Calmer
    1 pair US 8 knitting needles (or size needed to obtain gauge)
    yarn needle

    Gauge:
    1 x 1 rib: 12 sts = 2 inches
    Stockinette/Seed stitch: 12 stitches = 2 inches

    Finished size:
    6 inch circumference at bottom, 6.7 inch circumference at top
    8 inch length

    Abbreviations:
    k = knit
    p = purl
    M = make 1 new stitch by picking up a loop from the row below and knitting into it (See here for illustrations if you haven't done this before.)
    ktf&b = knit through front of stitch but do not pull of needle, knit through back of same stitch and slip from needle (this will increase by one stitch)

  2. How to make fingerless gloves. Knitted Fingerless Mitts - Step 2 2

    Left Hand:

    Cast on 36 stitches

    Knit 1, purl 1 rib for 3 inches. Divide stitches in half. The first half will be the seed stitch for the top of the hand and the second half will be the stockinette stitch on the palm of the hand.

    Row 1: *k1, p1* repeat from star 9 times, knit remaining 18 sts
    Row 2: purl 18 stitches, *p1, k1* 9x to end
    Repeat rows 1 and 2 two times.

    Row 7: *k1, p1* rrepeat from star 9 times, M1, k17, k1tf&b (38 sts on needles)

    Row 8: p19, *k1, p1* repeat from star 9 times, k1

    Row 9: *k1, p1* repeat from star 9 times, k1, M1, k18, k1tf&b (40 sts on needles)

    Row 10: p20, *k1, p1* repeat from * 10 times

    Row 11: *k1, p1* repeat from * 10 times, k20sts
    Repeat rows 10 and 11 until seed stitch patterned section measures 3.5 inches.

    Decrease Row: (Start top ribbing) *k1, p1* repeat from * 9 times, k2tog, *p1, k1* repeat from * 9 times, p2tog (38 sts on needles)

    Next Row: *k1, p1* to end.
    Repeat in k1, p1 rib for 3 inches. Bind off in rib.
    Cut off tail leaving about 12 inches.

  3. How to make fingerless gloves. Knitted Fingerless Mitts - Step 3 3

    Sew it together
    Fold in half matching edges with right side facing out. Mark where you want the opening for thumb, starting about 2 inches from the top and 3.75 inches from the bottom. Using the yarn needle and the tail of yarn, sew from the top to 2 inches down and from the bottom up 3.75 inches, or to desired measurements. If the thumb hole is rolling in a lot, add a single crochet along the edge. Weave in ends.

  4. How to make fingerless gloves. Knitted Fingerless Mitts - Step 4 4

    Right Hand:

    Cast on 36 stitches

    Knit 1, purl 1 rib for 3 inches.

    Divide stitches in half. This mitt will look like the opposite of the left hand. The first half will be the stockinette stitch for the palm of the hand and the second half will be the seed stitch on the top of the hand.

    Row 1: Knit 18 sts, *k1, p1* repeat 9x
    Row 2: *p1, k1* 9x, p18 remaining stitches
    Repeat rows 1 and 2 two times.

    Row 7: k1tf&b, k17, M1, *k1, p1* repeat from star 9 times (38 sts on needles)

    Row 8: *k1, p1* 9 times, k1, p19 remaining stitches

    Row 9: k1tf&b, k18, M1, *k1, p1* repeat from star 9 times, k1 (40 sts on needles)

    Row 10: *k1, p1* repeat from star 10 times, p20 remaining stitches

    Row 11: k20sts, *k1, p1* repeat from star 10 times
    Repeat rows 10 and 11 until seed stitch patterned section measures 3.5 inches.

    Decrease Row: (Start top ribbing) *k1, p1* repeat from * 9 times, k2tog, *p1, k1* repeat from * 9 times, p2tog (38 sts on needles)

    Next Row: *k1, p1* to end.
    Repeat in k1, p1 rib for 3 inches. Bind off in rib.
    Cut off tail leaving about 12 inches.

    Sew together as for left hand.

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