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.
Intermediate – techniques: knitting in the round, picking up sts, cables, provisional cast on
To fit average woman’s hand. For a man, use a worsted weight yarn and US #6 needles with the pattern as written.
Circumference: 7  inches
Length: 4.5  inches
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.
waste yarn for cast on
24 sts/32 rows = 4″ in stockinette/reverse stockinette stitch