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Merino 5 Pocket Fingerless Mitts
Designed & Knit by Gail Tanquary

Merino 5 is a 100% machine washable Merino wool yarn with excellent structure and soft hand. It comes in a huge range of printed and solid colors.
These mitts are handy for walking and jogging for carrying change or keys.

Level:  Intermediate

Materials:
Yarn:
 
Color A – 1 ball Crystal Palace Merino 5 #5214
Color B – 1 ball Crystal Palace Merino 5 #9455

Crystal Palace Bamboo 9" Size 6 and 8 (mitts)
Crystal Palace Bamboo DPN 6"
Stitch holders, stitch markers
2 buttons

Size: Adult hands

Instructions

Pocket top (make 2): Using Color B and two double point needles, cast on 17 sts. Work in garter st for 5 rows (end by working a wrong-side row. Buttonhole: K8, yo, K2 tog, K to end. K 1 row. Next row: K to buttonhole, K into buttonhole instead of into next st and drop this st from needle (this will elongate the buttonhole). K 3 more rows. Set aside and make second pocket top. Set aside

Begin mitts: Using color B and size 6 needles, cast on 39 sts. and work K1-P1 rib for 1”. End by working a wrong-side row. Change to larger needles and color A Work 8 rows st st. End by working a wrong-side row..

Right Mitt: K3, slip next 17 sts to holder, K 17 from pocket top, K to end.
Continue in st st until piece measures 3.5” from cast-on edge.

Left Mitt: K19, slip next 17 sts to holder, K 17 from pocket top, K3.Continue in st st until piece measures 3.5” from cast-on edge.

Thumb gusset – Right Mitt: K20, place marker, m1, K2, M1, place marker, K to end of row. P one row. Next row: K to marker, sl marker, m1, K to next marker, M1, slip marker,
K to end of row. P one row. Repeat last 2 rows until there are 14 sts between markers. P 1 row. Next row: K to marker, sl marker, m1, K to next marker (do not M1), K to end (15 sts between thumb gusset markers). Next row: P to marker, K across sts of thumb gusset, P to end. K to marker, remove marker, K1, bind off 13 sts, remove marker, K to end.
Joining row: P to 1 st before thumb gusset, P2 tog, P to end.

Thumb gusset – Left Mitt: K17, place marker, m1, K2, M1, place marker, K to end of row. P one row. Next row: K to marker, sl marker, m1, K to next marker, M1, slip marker, K to end of row. P one row Repeat last 2 rows until there are 14 sts between markers. End by working a wrong-side row. Next row: K to marker, sl marker, M1, K to next marker (do not M1), K to end.(15 sts between thumb gusset markers). Next row: P to marker, K across sts of thumb gusset, P to end. K to marker, remove marker, K1, bind of 13 sts, remove marker, K to end. Joining row: P to 1 st before thumb gusset, P2 tog, P to end.

Both gloves: Work 4 rows St st. Change to smaller needles color B. Work K1-P1 rib for 1” fasten off. Sew side seams.

Pocket lining: slip sts from holder onto size 8 needle. Using color B, work in St st until pocket lining measures same length as glove to beginning of fingertip ribbing.
Bind off. Sew lining in place.

Attach button.

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