Oct 122011

Ruckle Mitts Last Look | The Knitting Vortex

Casual fingerless handwarmers, the Ruckle Mitts have a built-in scrunchy tucked cuff, with tidy hemmed edges finishing each end. Fun to make and fresh to wear, they add relaxed chic to your outfit. For a matched set, look for the companion Ruckle Hat and Mitts.

Techniques & Skills Used: provisional CO, knit/purl, increasing/decreasing, knitting in the round; this pattern includes written instructions, as well as a photo and video tutorial for the tuck stitch.
Size: S (M, L, XL); 6.5 (7.5, 8.25, 9)” palm circumference and 4.25 (5, 5.5, 6.25)” length from wrist. The cuff is approximately 3” long.
Yarn: Malabrigo Rios (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 210 yards/100g); 1 skein. Size S shown in Azul Profundo.
Other Materials: US 7 (4.5mm) dpns or 32” circular needle if using Magic Loop, or size to match gauge; Spare US 5 (3.75mm) circular needle for hems; Stitch markers (3); Yarn needle; Smooth cotton yarn for provisional CO and hem; Stitch holder.
Gauge: 20 stitches and 28 rows/4” in stockinette stitch, after gentle blocking.

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