Twist on a Classic
Short Description: Quick knit, bulky cabled fingerless mitts made with a fun construction, no sewn seams, each mitt worked continuously from beginning to end.
Gauge: 10.5 sts per 4 inches / 10 cm, in garter stitch for the bulky mitts, but matching gauge isn’t important
Finished Measurements: short[long] lengths are approx 6.5 inches / 16.5 cm[9 inches / 23 cm] long in the bulky gauge, though you can use other gauges for different lengths; circumference is sized to fit your hand as you knit
Materials Used: 60-80 yards / 55-75 meters[75-100 yards / 70-90 meters] bulky yarn, for short[long]; or, 70-100 yards / 65-90 meters lighter weight, around aran; optionally, approx 20 yards / 18 meters[30 yards / 27 meters] in a contrasting color, for contrasting cable; turquoise samples are in Quince & co Puffin
Needle Size: size US 11 (8mm) circular needles, or needles sized to match your yarn weight -- 1 long circular (32”/80cm or longer), to use magic loop method on the thumb (recommended), or any length circular, plus double points, if you prefer (but pattern is written for magic loop)
Pattern Includes: written pattern, techniques instructions, many process photos, detailed modification notes
Skill Level: intermediate
Other Details: Very quick knit - great for gift knitting!