Rokeby fingerless mitts kit

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Rokeby fingerless mitts kit

This is a kit to make Rokeby fingerless mitts, which use easy stranded colourwork (knitted). One kit will make one pair of fingerless mitts, although the instructions include options for half-fingers and flip tops. Kits contain the yarn (choose your main colour and contrast colour), printed pattern (with pdf download code), printed ECY cotton project bag, and a sachet of Soak no rinse wool wash.

Rokeby gives you a multitude of choices; choose from fingerless mitts or fingerless gloves with a plain or patterned thumb gusset and add an optional flip-top if you like to turn them into mittens. The Houndstooth check is a timeless surface pattern; play with colours for a classic style or modern look, it’s up to you!

Materials:
Eden Cottage Yarns Milburn (4ply/Fingering; 85% Bluefaced Leicester, 15% silk; 200m/218yds per 50g skein)

Eden Cottage Yarns Askham (4ply/Fingering; 70% baby alpaca, 30% silk; 200m/218yds per 50g skein)

1 x 50g skein required per colour

Needles and Accessories :
Size Small: 2.25mm (US 1) knitting needles suitable for working in the round
Size Large: 2.75mm (US 2) knitting needles suitable for working in the round
Stitch markers
Scrap yarn in a similar weight
Tapestry needle

Size:
To fit: 15-19cm (6-7.5in), 19.5-22cm (7.75-8.75in)
Finished circumference: 15 (18)cm 6 (7.25)in

Gauge:
Size Small: 40 sts and 41 rows to 10cm (4in) over houndstooth pattern on 2.25mm needles.
Size Large: 33 sts and 35 rows to 10cm (4in) over houndstooth pattern on 2.75mm needles
Take time to check the gauge and adjust your needle accordingly.