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DROPS Extra 0-871 by DROPS Design
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Knitted DROPS Christmas mittens in "Fabel".
DROPS Extra 0-871
DROPS design: Pattern no fa-218
Yarn group A
Size: one-size

Materials: DROPS FABEL from Garnstudio
50 g color no 100, off white and 50 g color no 106, red

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 3 mm / US 2.5 - or size needed to get 26 sts x 32 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 – for rib

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New diagram A.2 has been published

Updated online: 11.01.2013 (Printed catalogues do not include these corrections)

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See diagrams A.1 to A.3.

Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 64 sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 with red Fabel.
K 1 round, then work rib = K 1/P 1 until piece measures 6 cm / 2½''.
Switch to double pointed needles size 3 mm / US 2.5 and work diagram A.1 while AT THE SAME TIME inc 2 sts evenly on 1st round in A.1 = 66 sts.
When diagram A.1 has been worked 1 time vertically, work diagram A.2 while AT THE SAME TIME dec 2 sts on first round in diagram A.2 = 64 sts. REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
When it has been worked up to the 3 black squares on diagram A.2, continue with diagram A.3 over these 3 squares (continue the other sts in diagram A.2 as before).
Inc in diagram A.3 by making 1 YO on each side of the middle st, on next round K YOs twisted (i.e. work in back loop of st instead front) to avoid holes.
When 6 inc have been worked (there are now 15 sts in thumb gusset), work 4 rounds without inc (as shown in A.3), then slip the 15 thumb sts on a stitch holder.
Cast on 3 new sts behind sts on stitch holder = 64 sts.
Then work diagram A.2.
When dec beg, dec on each side of (red, off white, red) in each side by working 2 sts tog with off white.
Dec as follows before the 3 sts: K 2 tog
Dec as follows after the 3 sts: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1 with off white, psso.
After all dec are done, 12 sts remain on needle.
Cut the yarn and pull it through the remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten.

Slip the 15 thumb sts back on double pointed needles size 3 mm / US 2.5.
Pick up 9 sts in the edge behind the thumb = 24 sts.
Continue in the round according to diagram A.3.
When dec beg, dec on each side of 1 st red in each side by working 2 sts tog with off white.
Dec as follows before 1 st red: K 2 tog
Dec as follows after 1 st red: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.
After all dec are done, 8 sts remain on needle.
Cut the yarn and pull it through the remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten.

Cast on and work as left mitten but work the 3 black sts for thumb in the 6th, 7th and 8th st from the right in diagram A.3.


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