Mika Honeycomb Chenille Mitts

Mika Honeycomb Chenille Mitts

Whip up a pair of velvety soft, chunky chenille mittens to keep your fingers warm. Featuring a simple to memorize honeycomb cable, these are sure to be knitted up in a flash!

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: Small (Medium, Large) to fit finished hand circumference 8.25 (8.75, 9.25)”.

Shown in size Large 9.25”

Gauge: 10 sts and 15 rows = 4” [10 cm] in St st

Materials

Yarn: Cygnet Yarns Chenille Chunky (100% Polyester; 116 yards [106 meters]/100 grams): 4999 Petrol (2 balls)

Needles: US size J/10 (6.0 mm) DPNs or circular

Notions: Stitch markers, stitch holders, tapestry needle, cable needle (cn)

Special Stitches

2/1 LPC – Sl 2 sts to cn and hold at front of work, p1 from left needle, k2 from cn.

2/1 RPC – Sl 1 st to cn and hold at back of work, k2 from left needle, p1 from cn.

Pattern Notes

This pattern is worked in the round from the cuff up with stitches held to pick up and knit the thumb at the end.

Pattern

Left Mitten

Cuff

CO 16 (18, 20) sts, pm, join to work in the rnd.

Rnds 1-13: *K1 tbl, p1; rep from * to end of rnd.

Pm after 10 (12, 12) sts to mark front, rem 6 (6, 8) sts form back of mitten.

Size Small only

Left Mitten Gusset

Rnd 14: K1, p2, k4, p2, k until 1 st rem, inc 1, k1. (17 sts)

Rnd 15: Rep Rnd 14. (18 sts)

Rnd 16: K1, p1, 2/1 LPC, 2/1 RPC, p1, k until 1 st rem, inc 1, k1. (19 sts)

Rnd 17: K4, p2, k until 1 st rem, inc 1, k1. (20 sts)

Rnd 18: Rep Rnd 17. (21 sts)

Rnd 19: K2, 2/1 RPC, 2/1 LPC, k until 1 st rem, inc 1, k 1. (22 sts)

Rnd 20: K1, p2, k4, p2, k9, place 4 sts on stitch holder.

Mitten Fingers

Rnd 21: K1, p2, k4, p2, k to end. (18 sts)

Rnd 22: K1, p1, 2/1 LPC, 2/1 RPC, p1, k to end.

Rnds 23-24: K4, p2, k to end.

Rnd 25: K2, 2/1 RPC, 2/1 LPC, k to end.

Rnds 26-27: K1, p2, k4, p2, k to end.

Rnds 28-32: Rep Rnds 22-26.

Rnd 33: Ssk, p1, k4, p1, k2tog, ssk, k to end. (16 sts)

Rnd 34: Ssk, k4, k2tog, ssk, k until 2 sts rem, k2tog. (12 sts)

Rnd 35: K all sts.

Rnd 36: *Ssk, k2, k2tog; rep from * once. (8 sts)

Arrange sts over 2 needles and close top of mitten using Kitchener stitch.

Sizes Medium (Large) only

Left Mitten Gusset

Rnd 14: *K2, p2, k2; rep from * once more, k until 1 st rem, inc 1, k1. (19 (21) sts)

Rnd 15: Rep Rnd 14. (20 (22) sts)

Rnd 16: (2/1 LPC, 2/1 RPC) twice, k until 1 st rem, inc 1, k1. (21 (23) sts)

Rnd 17: *P1, k4, p1; rep from * one more time, k until 1 st rem, inc 1, k1. (22 (24) sts)

Rnd 18: Rep Rnd 17. (23 (25) sts)

Rnd 19: (2/1 RPC, 2/1 LPC) twice, k until 1 st rem, inc 1, k1. (24 (26) sts)

Rnds 20-21: Rep Rnd 14 twice. (26 (28) sts)

Rnd 22: (2/1 LPC, 2/1 RPC) twice, k10 (11), place 4 (5) sts on stitch holder.

Mitten Fingers

Rnds 23-24: *P1, k4, p1; rep from * once more, k11. (22 (23) sts)

Rnd 25: (2/1 RPC, 2/1 LPC) twice, k11.

Rnds 26-27: *K2, p2, k2; rep from * once more, k11.

Rnd 28: (2/1 LPC, 2/1 RPC) twice, k11.

Rnds 29-30: Rep Rnd 23 twice.

Rnds 31-33: Rep Rnds 25-27.

Rnds 34-35: Rep Rnds 28-29.

Size Medium only

Rnd 36: Ssk, k3, p2, k3, k2tog, ssk, k until 2 sts rem, k2tog. (20 sts)

Rnd 37: Ssk, 2/1 LPC, 2/1 RPC, ssk, k until 2 sts rem, k2tog. (16 sts)

Rnd 38: K1, p1, k4, p1, k to end.

Rnd 39: *Ssk, k4, k2tog; rep from * to end. (12 sts)

Arrange sts over 2 needles and close top of mitten using Kitchener stitch.

Size Large only

Rnd 36: *P1, k4, p1; rep from * to end.

Rnd 37: Ssk, k1, 2/1 LPC, 2/1 RPC, k1, ssk, p until 2 sts rem, k2tog. (19 sts)

Rnd 38: K2, p1, k4, p1, k to end.

Rnd 39: *Ssk, k6, k2tog; rep from * to end. (15 sts)

Rnd 40: K to end.

Rnd 41: Ssk, k4, k2tog, ssk, k5. (12 sts)

Arrange sts over 2 needles and close top of mitten using Kitchener stitch.

All Sizes

Thumb

K4 (4, 5) sts from stitch holder, pick up & k2 (3, 3) sts around gusset. (6 (7, 8) sts)

Knit 3 (4, 4) rnds.

Next Rnd: K2tog 3 (3, 4) times, k0 (1, 0).

Cut yarn and thread through rem sts to fasten.

Weave in all ends.

Right Mitten

Cuff

Rep as for Left Mitten Cuff instructions.

Size Small only

Right Mitten Gusset

Rnd 14: K1, p2, k4, p2, k1, inc 1, k to end. (17 sts)

Rnd 15: Rep Rnd 14. (18 sts)

Rnd 16: K1, p1, 2/1 LPC, 2/1 RPC, p1, k1, inc 1, k to end. (19 sts)

Rnd 17: K4, p2, k1, inc 1, k to end. (20 sts)

Rnd 18: Rep Rnd 17. (21 sts)

Rnd 19: K2, 2/1 RPC, 2/1 LPC, K 1, inc 1, K to end. (22 sts)

Rnd 20: K1, p2, k4, p2, place 4 sts on stitch holder, k to end.

Mitten Fingers

Rep as for Left Mitten Fingers instructions.

Size Medium (Large) only

Left Mitten Gusset

Rnd 14: *K2, p2, k2; rep from * once more, k1, inc 1, k to end. (19 (21) sts)

Rnd 15: Rep Rnd 14. (20 (22) sts)

Rnd 16: (2/1 LPC, 2/1 RPC) twice, k1, inc 1, k to end. (21 (23) sts)

Rnd 17: *P1, k4, p1; rep from * once more, k1, inc 1, k to end. (22 (24) sts)

Rnd 18: Rep Rnd 17. (23 (25) sts)

Rnd 19: (2/1 RPC, 2/1 LPC) twice, k1, inc 1, k to end. (24 (26) sts)

Rnd 20-21: Rep Rnd 14 twice. (26 (28) sts)

Rnd 22: (2/1 LPC, 2/1 RPC) twice, place 4 (5) sts on stitch holder, k10 (11).

Mitten Fingers

Rep as for Left Mitten Fingers instructions.

Thumb

Rep as for Left Thumb instructions.

Finishing

Weave in any rem ends.

 

 

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