Peppermint Surprise Knitting Pattern
By Jenn Wisbeck
Copyright 2011 Midnightsky Fibers
Embroidered Fingerless Mitts
Simple embroidered running stitches add a quick pop of color to ribbed fingerless gloves.
Beginner- Intermediate- increasing, decreasing, simple embroidery
Women’s size large/men’s size small/medium. Finished size 8 inches around and 5 inches long after blocking. Thumb opening up to 3 inches around.
1 skein Lamb's Pride Worsted (85% wool, 15% mohair; 113 grams/skein; 190 yards/174 meters) color M-151 Chocolate Soufflé, 20 yards red and 30 yards dk weight yard held double for embroidery or 10 yards red and 15 reds white worsted weight yarn
-1 set of five US #7/4.5mm double-point needles or size to get gauge
4.5 stitches and 6 rows an inch in ribbing
Pm- Place marker
Mm- Move marker
Rm- remove marker
* to **- repeat from * to **.
K2tog- knit two together
M1- Make one by lifting strand between stitch just worked and the next one. Knit in to back of strand.
(worked from the bottom up, right and left are identical)
Cast on 40. Join, being careful not to twist.
Knit 15 rows *k3, p2** around.
Row 1: K1, pm, m1, k1, m1, pm, work to end in ribbing as established. (2 st increased, 3 st between markers.)