Brass Knuckle Mitts

 

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These mitts have a unique construction Four honeycomb cables become finger holes, and when you put your fingers through you get the classic brass knuckles – though it’s much safer when it’s done in wool.

This is worked in DK weight yarn to make the women’s size, and worsted weight to make the men’s size. Same directions, different sizes.

DIFFICULTY
Intermediate – techniques: knitting in the round, picking up sts, cables, provisional cast on

SIZE
To fit average woman’s hand. For a man, use a worsted weight yarn and US #6 needles with the pattern as written.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Circumference: 7 [8] inches
Length: 4.5 [5] inches

MATERIALS
KnitPicks Capra DK 85% merino wool/15% cashmere; 123 yds/113 m per 1.75oz/50g skein; color: Fairy Tale, 24977; 1 skein

1 set US #5/3.75 mm dpns or extra long circular needle for magic loop method.

stitch marker
waste yarn for cast on
cable needle

GAUGE
24 sts/32 rows = 4″ in stockinette/reverse stockinette stitch