Beechwood by Meghan Babin is a cozy, lightweight fingerless mitt set with “cut off” fingers. exposing on the finger tips, these slouchy mitts are ideal for when the weather shifts from cold to chilly. The long, scrunchable gauntlets are meant to keep your forearms comfortable with spring jacket or shirt.
These mitts are worked from the bottom up and feature a folded stockinette hem and thumb gusset.
Type: Digital Download
Designer: Meghan Babin
Skill Level: 1 out of 5
Yarn: Hudson + West Co. Weld (70% US Merino / 30% US Corriedale; 200 yds [183 m]; 1.76 oz. [50g]): fawn (natural beige), 2 skeins.
Adult M/L; 7.5 " (19-21.5 cm) palm circumference, 14” (35.5 cm) length.
Size A: (for mitts): Size US 3 (3.25 mm): two long circs for magic loop or two sets of DPNs, per knitter preference.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Stitch marker (m); tapestry needle; crochet hook and waste yarn.
26 sts and 40 rounds per 4” (10 cm) in St st in the round, after blocking.
Increasing; decreasing; picking up stitches; provisional cast on; circular knitting
About the Designer
Meghan Babin is the co-founder of Hudson + West Co. She’s the former editor of Interweave Knits (2015-2018) and hails from the Hudson Valley where she currently lives, designs, and runs H+W HQ East.
Find all her designs on Ravelry.