Feb 5, 2019

Thick & Quick Cable Mittens

Designed by Denice Johnson

Loom: Premium’ Chunky Round Loom Set, 24 peg loom used. 

Yarn: Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick 90 yards (2 skeins) 

Notions: knit hook, sewing needle.

Gauge: 8 stitches & 11 rows to 3″ of pattern.

Finished Size: Adult 8.5″ around by 12″ long measured from cuff to finger tip. 

Stitches:

Ewk: ewrap knit 

P: purl

Cbl: cable

Notes:

The cable (cbl) is worked over two stitches: to create the cable, skip the first peg keeping the working yarn behind the peg, proceed to the second peg, ewrap and knit over the second peg, lift the new loop off the peg and hold with your fingers making sure not to untwist the loop, move the stitch from the first peg and place on the second peg, place the stitch you are holding on to the first peg, gently tug on the working yarn to tighten the stitches, ewrap and knit over the second peg. The cable is now complete.

 

 

 

 

INSTRUCTIONS

The left mitten is worked clockwise, the right mitten is worked counter clockwise.

Ewrap cast on 24 pegs, prepare to work in the round.

Cuff

Rows 1-5: (ewk2, p1) repeat ( ) for row

Mitten Body

Rows 6-8: (ewk2, p1) repeat ( ) for row

Row 9: (cbl, p1) repeat ( ) for row

Rows 10-12: (ewk2, p1) repeat ( ) for row

Row 13: (cbl, p1) repeat ( ) for row

Rows 14-16: (ewk2, p1) repeat ( ) for row

Row 17: (cbl, p1) repeat ( ) for row

Rows 18-20: (ewk2, p1) repeat ( ) for row

Row 21: (cbl, p1) repeat ( ) for row

Row 22: (ewk2, p1) repeat ( ) 3x, ewk15

Thumb:
The thumb is worked as a flat panel, worked over pegs 20-24 (5 pegs total).

Row 1: ewk pegs 24 to peg 20

Row 2: ewk pegs 20 to 24

Repeat rows 1& 2 for 24 rows.

Prepare to work in the round, continuing from row 22 that was worked in the round for the mitten body.

Row 23-24: (ewk2, p1) repeat ( ) 3x, ewk15

Row 25: (cbl, p1) repeat ( ) 3x, cbl, ewk 13

Row 26-28: (ewk2, p1) repeat ( ) 3x, ewk15

Row 29: (cbl, p1) repeat ( ) 3x, cbl, ewk 13

Row 30-32: (ewk2, p1) repeat ( ) 3x, ewk15

Row 33: (cbl, p1) repeat ( ) 3x, cbl, ewk 13

Row 34-36: (ewk2, p1) repeat ( ) 3x, ewk15

Row 37: (cbl, p1) repeat ( ) 3x, cbl, ewk 13

Row 38-40: (ewk2, p1) repeat ( ) 3x, ewk15

Row 41: (cbl, p1) repeat ( ) 3x, cbl, ewk 13

Row 42-44: (ewk2, p1) repeat ( ) 3x, ewk15

Adjust pattern accordingly to insure a perfect fit.

Bind off with gather bind off method.
Weave in ends.

Turn mitten inside out, using a 12″ piece of matching yarn sew up both sides of thumb from the inside of the mitten.

Set stitches by gently tugging on the cast on edge and bind off edge.

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