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« on: November 05, 2005 02:14:31 PM »

Or Honeycomb.  Good luck!  I always get lots of requests for this from friends.

>Case of 42 stitches, 3 needles for cuffs, Knit 1, Purl
>l for 3" cuffs.
>A= wrist color. B =contrast color
>After 3" , purl 1 row. Next purl row increase 2 st.
>each needle (48 stitches)
>PATTERN 1 : kNIT 4 st. of color B. Slip 2 st. A from behind. Repeat
>for 5 rounds in all. Purl 2 rounds in A color.
>PATTERN 2: Knit 1 of B. Slip 2 sts. of A (Knit 4 B,
>Slip 2 sts. of A)**Continue these in brackets to finish row. This
>makes one row and do again 4 more times to make 5 times.
> Purl 2 rows of a color.
> Do pattern rows 1 and 2 four
>times in all. (It is 2 of pattern 1 and two of pattern 2)
> When you start your next purl
>row, purl 2 sts. and take 8 sts. off. Put on a pin for thumb,
> then cast on 8 stitches.
> Make 7 more patterns ending
>with 2 purl rounds. Narrow off with A color, same as the wrist.
> Knit 1 row. Next row, knit
>knit 2 tog. around all needles.
> Knit 1 row
> Knit 3, knit 2 tog all
>- knit 2 rows
> Knit 2, knit 2 tog all around
>knit 1 row
> Knit 1, Knit 2 tog all
> Draw yarn through remaining st.s
>THUMB; Pick up 4 stitches on one needle, 4 on
>another needle and the 8 sts. off holder. Knit 1 row then divide the sts
>on the needles. Knit desired length. Knit 1, knit 2 tog. Knit 1 row.
>Repeat last 2 rows. Darn in ends.
>BABY MITTENS; 30 sts. add 2 more on each needle
>after finishing the cuff and you start to purl.
>Pattern the same. Take off 6 sts. for the thumb
>(instead of Cool Use 6 picked up for the thumb, make 3 or 4 patterns Narrow

« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2005 02:16:44 PM »

do you have a picture of these mittens?

« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2005 02:33:43 PM »

ooooh thank you!! i've been looking for this pattern everywhere!!

Caeebe: i searched the entire internet looking for a picture of these mittens and i couldn't find em..here's a picture of a hat done with the same pattern, just imagine it as mittens instead.

« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2005 03:36:42 PM »

Thanks,  That's a really neat looking pattern stitch.  I'll copy down your pattern for future use.  Thanks Smiley
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