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Morgenfrost by DROPS Design

Men’s knitted mittens with cables and textured pattern. The piece is worked in DROPS Karisma.

Tags: cable, mittens,

DROPS Design: Pattern no u-846
Yarn group B
Sizes: M/L
DROPS KARISMA from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group B)
100 g in colour 01, off white

The piece can also be knitted with yarn from:
"Alternative yarn (Yarn Group B)" – see link below.

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES SIZE 3.5 MM – or the size needed to get 22 stitches and 30 rows stocking stitch on 10 cm in width and 10 cm in height.

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES SIZE 3 MM for rib - or the size needed to get 23 stitches and 32 rows stocking stitch on 10 cm in width and 10 cm in height.


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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in American English, please click here.

See diagrams A.1 and A.2. The diagrams show all the rows in the pattern seen from the right side.

Increase 1 stitch by making 1 yarn over, on the next round knit the yarn over twisted to avoid a hole.

Decrease as follows (start 3 stitches before marker): Knit 2 together, knit 2 (the marker sits in the middle of these 2 stitches), slip 1 stitch as if to knit, knit 1, pass the slipped stitch over the knitted stitch.

The piece is worked in the round with double pointed needles.

Cast on 48 stitches with double pointed needles size 3 mm and Karisma and knit 1 round. Then work rib (= knit 2 / purl 2) for 7 cm. The next row is worked as follows: * Knit 2, purl 2 together, knit 2, purl 2 *, repeat from *-* 2 more times, knit 2, purl 2, knit 2, A.1 over the next 14 stitches, knit 2, purl 2 together = 50 stitches. Change to double pointed needles size 3.5 mm and work the next round as follows: Knit 26 (= inside of hand), A.2 (= 20 stitches) and knit 4 stitches. Continue the pattern in this way. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! When the piece measures 14 cm increase 1 stitch on each side of the first stitch on the round for the thumb – read INCREASE TIP above. Increase in this way on each side of the increased stitches every 2nd round 5 more times = 62 stitches. Now place the 13 thumb stitches on 1 thread. Continue in the round as before and cast on 1 new stitch behind the thumb on the next round = 50 stitches. When the mitten measures approx. 26 cm (you can try the mitten on, there are 3 cm left to finished length), insert 1 marker after the first stitch on the round and 1 marker after 24 stitches. Now decrease 1 stitch on each side of both markers – read DECREASE TIP above. Decrease in this way every 2nd round a total of 3 times and then every round a total of 2 times - in addition, decrease 2 stitches on each cable = 24 stitches. Knit together all stitches 2 and 2 = 12 stitches. Knit all stitches together again 2 and 2 = 6 stitches. Cut the strand, pull it through the remaining stitches, tighten and fasten well.

Place the 13 thumb stitches from the thread back on double pointed needles size 3.5 mm. In addition, knit up 3 stitches at the back of the thumb = 16 stitches. Work stocking stitch in the round until the thumb measures approx. 5 cm (you can try the mitten on, there is ½ cm left to finished length). Knit 2 rounds and knit all stitches together 2 and 2 on both rounds = 4 stitches left on the needle. Cut the strand, pull it through the remaining stitches, tighten and fasten well.

Cast on and work as for right mitten, but increase to thumb on each side of the 22nd stitch on the round.


= knit
= purl
= place 2 stitches on cable needle in front of piece, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle
= knit 2 stitches in same stitch (i.e. knit 1 stitch in each loop)

Comments (4)

RachelleLoyer 25.11.2018 - 22:26:

Je suis perdu, Comment est possible de monter 48 mailles, d'effectuer 5 diminutions et de terminer avec 50 mailles? Sois que je comprends pas bien les instructions ou il y a une erreur dans le patron. Merci de votre aide Rachelle

DROPS Design 26.11.2018 kl. 10:21:

Bonjour Mme Loyer, après les 7 cm de côtes, on diminue dans les côtes, et on augmente 6 m dans A.1 - cf légende du point noir. Bon tricot!

Pia 06.11.2018 - 19:29:

Hei. Lurer på hva det menes i mønster A1 der hvor det er sorte prikker, hvordan de skal strikkes. Høres ut som de bare skal strikkes "vanlig" 2 rett sammen, men så en annen kommentar hvor det skal økes masker i dette mønsteret. Tolker jeg mønsteret helt feil? Hvordan skal man øke masker her? MVH Pia

DROPS Design 07.11.2018 kl. 08:12:

Hei Pia, Ruter med sorte prikker er hvor du skal strikke 2 masker rett i samme masken. Så du strikker 1 rett i begge leddene av masken og dermed øker en maske. God fornøyelse!

Heather Robson 28.02.2018 - 00:39:

Thanks for responding. I totally missed the increase instructions in A1

Heather Robson 25.02.2018 - 04:35:

Are the instructions correct where it says to cast on 48 stitches? I can't make sense of how after further decreasing at the end of the ribbing there is still supposed 50 stitches on the needles. Something is written incorrectly.

DROPS Design 26.02.2018 kl. 01:20:

Dear Heather, the instructions are correct. After the ribbing, in the same row wehere there are stitches purled together, pattern A1 also should be knitting, in which there are increases. Happy knitting.

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