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DROPS mittens with pattern in ”Delight” and ”Fabel”.

DROPS design: Pattern no DE-010
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Size: one-size

Materials: DROPS FABEL from Garnstudio
50 g color no 400, black
And use: DROPS DELIGHT from Garnstudio
50 g color no 11, lilac/green mix

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 3 mm / US 2or3 - or size needed to get 24 sts x 32 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 5 ft 7 in and uses size S or M. If you are making a sweater, cardigan, dress or similar garment, you will find a graphic with the measurements of the finished garment (in cm) at the bottom of the pattern.

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Tags: floral, mittens,

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PATTERN:
See diagrams M.1 to M.5. Diagrams show the pattern from RS.
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LEFT MITTEN:
Worked in the round. Cast on 64 sts on double pointed needles size 3 mm / US 2or3 with Fabel. K 1 round, then work 4 rounds rib K1/P1. Continue in M.1, AT THE SAME TIME inc 2 sts evenly on first round of M.1 = 66 sts. After 1 vertical repeat of M.1 work M.2 AT THE SAME TIME dec 1 st on first round of M.2 = 65 sts. After 1 vertical repeat of M.2 work M.3, AT THE SAME TIME dec 1 st on first round of M.3 = 64 sts.
After 1 vertical repeat of M.3 work M.4. REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
When you reach the 3 black squares in M.4 continue in M.5 on these 3 sts (continue remaining sts in M.4 as before). Inc in M.5 with 1 YO each side of the middle st, on next round work YO into back of loop to avoid a hole. After 6 inc (there are now 15 sts in thumb gusset) work 4 rounds without inc (as shown in M.5), then slip the 15 thumb sts on a stitch holder. Cast on 3 new sts behind sts on stitch holder = 64 sts. Continue in M.4. When beg the dec at the top of mitten, dec each side of (Fabel, Delight, Fabel) each side by working 2 sts tog with Delight. Dec as follows before the 3 sts: K2 tog. Dec as follows after the 3 sts: slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso. After all dec are complete there are 16 sts left on needle. Cut the thread and pull it through remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten.

THUMB:
Slip the 15 thumb sts back on double pointed needles size 3 mm / US 2or3. Pick up 9 sts in the edge behind the thumb = 24 sts. Continue in the round in M.5. When beg to dec for the top, dec each side of 1 st in Fabel each side by working 2 sts tog with Delight. Dec as follows before 1 st in Fabel: K2 tog. Dec as follows after 1 st in Fabel: slip 1 st as if to K, K1, psso. After all dec are complete there are 8 sts left on needle. Cut the thread and pull it through remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten.

RIGHT MITTEN:
Cast on and work like left mitten, but work the 3 black sts for thumb in 6th, 7th and 8th st from right side of diagram M.4.

Diagram

= Delight
= Fabel


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