fiesta bath mitt
Copyright ©Mel Clark 2009
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This is a quick gift to knit.
It uses two colours of Blue Sky Skinny Cotton, 1 hank of each, with enough left over to make a matching one in reverse colours.
FIESTA BATH MITTEN
• Size 4.0mm[US6] double pointed needles
• Size 3.75mm [F/5] crochet hook (optional)
• Stitch marker
• Tapestry needle
MEASUREMENTS: 17.5cm[7"] by 13cm [5.25"]
GAUGE: 23 stitches per 10cm in stitch pattern.
With A, cast on 60 sts. Distribute around 3 dpns. Join in round, taking care not to twist. Place marker for beginning of the round.
Rnd 1 & 2: With A, knit.
Rnd 3: With yarn in back and B, *slip 1 purlwise, [k, p, k] into the next stitch; repeat from * to end.
Rnd 4: With yarn in front and B, *slip 1 purlwise, p3tog; repeat from * to end.
Rnd 5 & 6: With A, knit.
Rnd 7: With yarn in back and B, *[k, p, k] into the next stitch, slip 1 purlwise; repeat from * to end.
Rnd 8: With yarn in front and B, * p3tog, slip 1 purlwise; repeat from * to end.
Repeat these 8 rnds until mitt is desired length ending with Rnd 2 or 6.
Place 30 stitches on each of 2 needles and graft together using A. Alternately, you could join them by using the three-needle bind off.
For a crochet loop: with B, sc 60, turn, and sc 60.
As an alternative to crochet, make a 2 stitch, 20cm long I-cord [see tutorial on making I-cord]
Sew loop in place at cast on edge.