blueberry paws

cabled mitts 

Outdoor pursuits demand free fingers, so I love fingerless mitts for keeping me cozy and capable. These mitts combine a durable waffle-stitch pattern with a lush merino wool/cashmere/nylon-blend yarn for the ideal combination of practical luxury. Delicate cables are placed on the outside of each hand; a gusseted thumb makes for a comfortable, attractive fit.


finished sizes

To fit a hand circumference of 6–7 (7–8)” (15–18 18–20.5 cm), mitts measure about 5 1/2 (6 1/4)” (14 16 cm) in circumference and 6 1/2 (7 1/2)” (16.5 19 cm) long. 
Shown in size 5 1/2” (14 cm).



117 (153) yd (107 140 m) sock weight (#1 Super Fine).

Shown here: Hazel Knits Entice MCN (70% superwash merino wool, 20% cashmere, 10% nylon; 400 yd366 m/115 g): color Laguna, 1 skein.



Size U.S. 3 (3.25 mm) set of 4 or 5 double- pointed (dpn). 
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.



Markers (m); stitch holder or waste yarn; tapestry needle.



28 sts and 44 rows = 4” (10 cm) over Broken Rib. 
12-st cable panel = about 1 1/4” (3.2 cm) wide.



Page Pg. 110 Left Mitt should read:

Rnd 1: Work 12 sts in established patt, p1, k1 9 (10) times, pm, m1, k1, m1, pm, k1, p1 to end—43 (49) sts, with 3 sts between m for gusset.

Rnds 2 & 4: Work 12 sts in est patt, knit to end, slipping markers as you come to them.

Rnd 3: Work 12 sts in est patt, p1, k1 to m, sm, knit to m, sm, k1, p1 to end.


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