Hip to Be Square Fingerless Gloves

Got yarn scraps? Put them to use with these simple mitts that are perfect for knitters . Whip up the matching hat and you’ll have a complete set that’s perfect for winter.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: One size fits most

Gauge: 24 sts and 32 rows = 4” [10cm] in St st

Materials

Yarn: Baah Sonoma (100% merino; 233 yards [213 meters]/100 grams): Grey Onyx (MC, 1 skein), Pink Tourmaline (CC1, 1 skein), Gold Rush (CC2, 1 skein), Singin’ the Blues (CC3, 1 skein)
Note: You use about 90 yards of the main color and 6 yards each of the contrast colors.
Needles: US size 4 (3.5 mm) straight needles
Notions: Tapestry needle

Pattern Notes

This pattern is worked flat and then seamed.

Pattern

Mitt (Make 2)

With MC CO 44 sts.
Row 1 (WS): P2, *k1, p1; rep from * to end.
Row 2 (RS): *k1, p1; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
Repeat Rows 1-2 until work measures 1.5” from cast on edge, ending with a WS row.
Row 3 (RS): Knit.
Row 4 (WS): Purl.
Row 5 (RS): With CC1 k3, sl2 wyib, *k4, sl2 wyib; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
Row 6 (WS): K3, sl2 waif, *k4, sl2 wyif; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
Row 7: With MC *k2, sl1 wyib; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
Row 8: *P2, sl1 wyif; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2.
Row 9: With CC1 *sl2 wyib, k4; rep from * to last 2 sts, sl2 wyib.
Row 10: *Sl2 wyif, k4; rep from * to last 2 std, sl2 wyif.
Repeat Rows 3-4.
Row 11: With CC2 k3, sl2 wyib, *k4, sl2 wyib; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
Row 12: K3, sl2 waif, *k4, sl2 wyif; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
Row 13: With MC *k2, sl1 wyib; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
Row 14: *P2, sl1 wyif; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2.
Row 15: With CC2 *sl2 wyib, k4; rep from * to last 2 sts, sl2 wyib.
Row 16: *Sl2 wyif, k4; rep from * to last 2 std, sl2 wyif.
Rep Rows 3-4.
Row 17: With CC3 k3, sl2 wyib, *k4, sl2 wyib; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
Row 18: K3, sl2 waif, *k4, sl2 wyif; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
Row 19: With MC *k2, sl1 wyib; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
Row 20: *P2, sl1 wyif; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2.
Row 21: With CC3 *sl2 wyib, k4; rep from * to last 2 sts, sl2 wyib.
Row 22: *Sl2 wyif, k4; rep from * to last 2 std, sl2 wyif.
Rep Rows 3-4.
Continue repeating Rows 3-4 until mitt measures 5” from CO edge.
Repeat Rows 1-2 for 1”.

Finishing

Using the mattress stitch method seam from the bottom up towards the top 2” to just above the first colorwork pattern. Seam 2” from the top of the mitt towards the bottom. Weave in ends and trim. Wash and block lightly.yarn ball

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