Finishing up the current batch of patterns is Up & Over Mitts. These explore different constructions by combining knitting in the round with flat knitting. The bottom section is the familiar cuff up, in the round knitting. The pattern switches direction after binding off with the top section is knit flat, perpendicular to the bottom. A stitch is picked up at the bound off edge in each row, connecting the new section to the old while the section is knit.
Here are some pattern details:
• Knitting in the round
• Cable stitches
• Picked up stitches
Approximate finished measurements: Glove length: 7 in (17.8 cm), Flat width: 3 in (7.6 cm) – larger in thumb gusset area. (sample for measurements was blocked and may be larger than unblocked mitts)
Needles: US 6 (4 mm) double pointed needles – set of 4 recommended. Cable needle.
Stitch marker and stitch counter optional.
Yarn: Worsted weight
Featured Yarn: Patons Classic Wool Worsted in Bright Red