Scallop-Edged Mitts

Simple and very fast to knit, these elegant mitts are also highly practical and easy to wear.  The pretty beaded cuff is fun to work and once you start the main mitts, the whole thing is knitted in a moss stitch rib, which makes them very comfy and suitable for most sized female hands. 

I rate these as easy – moderate. 

Yarn, needles, etc

Yarn

2 x 50g balls (or approx 200m) of DK yarn.  For example, Juniper Moon Farm Findlay DK, Debbie Bliss Rialto DK, Rowan Pure Wool DK, Rowan Baby Merino Silk DK.

Needles

A pair of 4mm single-point needles to knit flat

A set of 3.25mm DPNs (or other needles to knit in the round such as Magic Loop)

3.25mm crochet hook for the cast off (optional)

Other

78 beads, size 6

3 stitch markers

Large safety pin or length of yarn to hold thumb stitches

Cost:  £6

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