DROPS / 135 / 41

Winter comfort by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS mittens for men and women with Norwegian pattern in ”Karisma”.

DROPS design: Pattern no U-643
Yarn group B

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Size: women - men

Materials: DROPS KARISMA SUPERWASH from Garnstudio
100-100 g color no 01, off white
50-50 g color no 56, dark brown mix

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 3.5 mm / US 4 - or size needed to get 22 sts x 30 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4’’ x 4’’.

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 2.5 mm / US 1or2 – for rib

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pattern type: mittens, theme: nordic,

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PATTERN:
See diagrams M.1, M.2 and M.3 for women's mitten.
See diagrams M.4 and M.5 for men's mitten.

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LEFT MITTEN:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles.

WOMEN: Cast on 96 sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm / US 1or2 with off white. Work diagram M.1 over all sts, after diagram M.1 there are 48 sts on needle. Then work rib with K over K and P over P until piece measures 10 cm / 4’’. Switch to double pointed needles size 3.5 mm / US 4 – NOW MEASURE PIECE FROM HERE!
Work 1 round in stockinette st while at the same time dec 4 sts evenly = 44 sts. Continue with diagram M.2.

MEN: Cast on 56 sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm / US 1or2 with off white. Work rib = K 2/P 2 for 10 cm / 4’’.
Switch to double pointed needles size 3.5 mm / US 4 – NOW MEASURE PIECE FROM HERE!
Work 1 round in stockinette st while at the same time dec 4 sts evenly = 52 sts. Continue with diagram M.4.

WOMEN and MEN:
When it has been worked up to the 3 black squares in the diagram, work diagram M.3 women and diagram M.5 for men over these 3 squares. Inc in diagram M.3/M.5 with 1 YO inside 1 st in each side, on next round K YO twisted (i.e. K in back loop of st) to avoid holes. When 4-5 inc has been worked (11-13 sts in thumb gusset), work 6-4 rounds without inc, then slip the 11-13 thumb sts on a stitch holder. Cast on 3 new sts behind sts on stitch holder = 44-52 sts. Then work diagram M.2/M.4. When beg to dec at top of hand, dec on each side of off white st in each side by working 2 sts tog with brown. Dec as follows before the off white st: K 2 tog. Dec as follows after the off white st: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso. After all dec, 12 sts remain on needle, cut the yarn, pull yarn ends through remaining sts and tighten tog.

THUMB:
Slip the 11-13 thumb sts back on double pointed needles size 3.5 mm / US 4. Knit up 7-9 sts behind thumb = 18-22 sts. Continue in the round with diagram M.3/M.5. Dec on each side of the brown st in each side by working 2 sts tog with off white. Dec as follows before the brown st: K 2 tog. Dec as follows after the brown st: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.
After all dec, 6 sts remain on needle, cut the yarn, pull yarn ends through remaining sts and tighten tog.

RIGHT MITTEN:
Cast on and work as left mitten but reversed, i.e. the 3 black sts for thumb are worked in 4th, 5th and 6th st from the right in the diagram.

Diagram

= K
= P
= K 2 tog
= slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso
= off white
= dark brown mix
= sts for thumb gusset


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