Warm hands, free fingers. D.U.M.B.O by Mary Anne Benedetto is named after the fast-paced industrial Brooklyn neighborhood. Smartphone-friendly, these mitts are perfect for racing for coffee on a chilly morning. These stylish and functional mitts are knit from the bottom up in the round and feature a gusset thumb, traveling and twisted stitches, and a central rope cable flowing into the short fingers.
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Type: Digital Download
Designer: Mary Anne Benedetto
Skill Level: 2 out of 5
Yarn: Hudson + West Co. Weld (70% U.S. Merino / 30% U.S. Corriedale; 200 yards [183 meters]; 1.76 oz [50 g]): ash (natural gray): 1 (1, 1) skein.
7 (7.5, 8)” [18 (19, 20) cm] palm circumference.
US 4 (3.5 mm): a set of double-pointed needles.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Stitch markers or locking stitch markers (m); cable needle (cn); tapestry needle.
34 sts and 34 rows = 4” (10 cm) in 1x1 Twisted rib (slightly stretched).
Cabling with (or without) a cable needle; chart reading; increasing and decreasing, circular knitting.
About the Designer
Mary Anne Benedetto spends an awful lot of time transforming the chaos of spun wool into a menagerie of knitted pieces. Otherwise, she can be found skiing, gardening, sailing or staring out the window at her lovely river view.