fingering weight yarn


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.
View the Autumn/Winter 2019 Lookbook.

Type:   Digital Download
Designer:   Mary Anne Benedetto
Yarn:   Weld
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).

Skills Required: 
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.

Find all her designs on her Ravelry designer page at https://www.ravelry.com/designers/mary-anne-benedetto.

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