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Rainbow Mitts by DROPS Design

Knitted DROPS mittens with pattern in "Fabel".

DROPS design: Pattern no FA-209
Yarn group A
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Size: One-size
Materials:
DROPS FABEL from Garnstudio
50 g color no 400, black
50 g color no 820, carnival

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES SIZE 3 mm/US 2.5 - or size needed to get 24 sts x 32 rows in stockinette = 10 x 10 cm / 4” x 4”.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES SIZE 2.5 mm/ US 1.5 – for rib

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DROPS Fabel DROPS Fabel
75% Wool, 25% Polyamide
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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from inches to cm - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
PATTERN:
Diagrams A-1 to A-4. All diagrams are worked in stockinette.
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RIGHT MITTEN:
Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 64 sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm/US 1.5 with black. K 1 round, work 6 rounds rib = K 1/P 1.
Switch to double pointed needles size 3 mm/US 2.5, K 1 round with black, then work diagram A-1 (= 4 repetitions on the round).
REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
When A-1 has been worked 1 time vertically, work A-2 - AT THE SAME TIME on first round dec 10 sts evenly = 54 sts, and on last round of A-2 inc 6 sts evenly = 60 sts.
Continue with A-3. When it has been worked up to the 3 black squares in A-3, work A-4 over these 3 squares (continue the other sts in A-3). Inc in A-4 as shown in diagram - on next round K YOs twisted to avoid holes.
When 6 inc have been worked (there are now 15 sts in thumb gusset), work 3 rounds without inc as shown in A-4, then slip the 15 thumb sts on a stitch holder.
Cast on 3 new sts over sts on stitch holder = 60 sts. Continue working according to A-3.
When beg to dec on top of hand, dec on each side of 3 sts in the side (1 carnival, 1 black, and 1 carnival).
Dec before these 3 sts by K 2 tog with black and dec after these 3 sts by K 2 twisted tog with black.
After all dec are done, 12 sts remain on needle.
Cut the thread and pull it through the remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten. The entire mitten measures approx. 30 cm/ 11¾”.

THUMB:
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 A-4.
When dec beg, dec on each side of 1 st black in each side. Dec before this st by K 2 tog with carnival and dec after this st by K 2 twisted tog with carnival.
After all dec are done, 8 sts remain on needle.
Cut the thread and pull it through the remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten.

LEFT MITTEN:
Cast on and work as right mitten but work the 3 black sts for thumb in the 3rd, 4th and 5th st from the left in diagram A-3.

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Socks – see design: 143-33
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Diagram

= carnival
= black
= 1 YO between 2 sts