When the weather is chilly but not enough for bulky mittens, these adorable fingerless mitts in four sizes (XS/S/M/L) for women and girls will warm hands in the prettiest fashion. With a snug, tailored fit in lighter-weight fabric, they are wearable all day without being fussy. The openwork stitch pattern is easy to master, making them a great project for lace newbies or knitters on the go. Make an extra pair to stock away for gifting later.
This pattern is both written and charted and can be transferred to your Ravelry Library upon request.
Suggested Yarns: Bare Naked Wools Targhee Tango Sport, Finn Dandy Sport, Festivus Sport, Jacob's Dream Sport, Chebris Sport, Confection Sport, Modern Deco Sport, or Better Breakfast Fingering, Elemental Affects Civility Sport, Abundant Earth Fiber Josef & Anni, ElsaWool Worsted Spun Cormo or Maine Spun Sportweight, Blacker Yarns Pure Jacob 4ply, or any sport / heavy fingering weight yarn that knits to pattern gauge
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size, elasticity, or yardage requirement.
4.5(5.5, 6.25, 7) inches in circumference to fit hands measuring up to 5.5(6.5, 7.5, 8.5) inches around widest part of palm (excluding thumb)
Yardage for XS(S, M, L): 110(130, 140, 155) yards
23 sts and 39 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch (knit flat, washed, and air-dried)
24 sts and 38 rows = 4 inches in lace rib pattern (knit flat, washed, and air-dried)
size 2US (2.75 mm) DPNs or two circular needles (or size to obtain correct gauge)