Free Terra Mitts Pattern

Terra Mitts Pattern by Allison Worthing

Courtesy of Kitschy Stitch Yarn Shop

Materials – One hank of The Fibre Company Terra (worsted weight, 98 yards), Size 7 DPNs, or size needed to obtain gauge, scrap yarn for holding your thumb stitches, and a tapestry needle.

Gauge – 4.5 Stitches per inch in stockinette stitch

CUFF –

Using size 7 needles or size to obtain gauge, Cast On 28 stitches

PM, Join in the round, and work in twisted rib for 5 rounds; *K1tbl, P1*

Increase Round – (K1fb, K13) twice

Knit 2 rounds plain

Now you’ll be adding the design to your mitts –

Round 1 – K5, K2tog, K1, YO, K1, YO, K1, SSK, K to end

Round 2 – Knit Around

Round 3 – K4, K2tog, K1, YO, K3, YO, K1, SSK, K to end

Round 4 – Knit Around

Round 5 – K3, K2tog, K1, YO, K5, YO, K1, SSK, K to end

Round 6 – Knit Around

Round 7 – K2, K2tog, K1, YO, K7, YO, K1, SSK, K to end

Round 8 – Knit Around

Repeat Rounds 1 – 7 once more.

Here is where your Directions for the Left, and Right Mitt will differ.  Make sure you follow each set of directions once.

LEFT MITT –

Knit 1 round, stopping 1 stitch before the Marker.  PM (additional marker), M1R, K1, Remove Old Marker, K1, M1L, PM.  You should now have 4 stitches in between your 2 markers.  These stitches will be your thumb.

Round 1 – K4, K2tog, K1, YO, K1, YO, K1, SSK, K around THROUGH your thumb stitches

Round 2- Knit all stitches around TO your thumb, and make your thumb increases as follows: [Slip M, M1R, K to M, M1L, Slip M].

Round 3 – K3, K2tog, K1, YO, K3, YO, K1, SSK, Knit to end, and THROUGH thumb stitches.

Round 4 – K around TO thumb stitches, and repeat your thumb increases (see brackets from round 2 above.)

Round 5 – K2, K2tog, K1, YO, K5, YO, K1, SSK, K to end, and THROUGH thumb stitches.

Round 6 – K around TO thumb stitches, and repeat thumb increases.

Round 7 – K1, K2tog, K1, YO, K2, K2tog, YO, K3, YO, K1, SSK, Knit to end, and THROUGH thumb stitches.

Round 8 – Knit around TO thumb, and repeat your thumb increases.

Round 9 – K4, K2tog, K1, YO, K1, YO, K1, SSK, Knit around, and THROUGH thumb stitches.

Round 10 – K around TO thumb stitches, and repeat thumb increases.

Round 11 – K3, K2tog, K1, YO, K3, YO, K1, SSK, Knit to end, THROUGH thumb stitches.

Round 12 – Knit around TO thumb.  Remove M, place 14 thumb stitches on waste yarn, Remove M.  Backwards Loop Cast On 1, PM for Beginning of Round, Backwards Loop Cast On 1.

Round 13 – K2, K2tog, K1, YO, K5, YO, K1, SSK, Knit to end.

Round 14 – K around all stitches to M

Round 15 – K2, K2tog, K1, YO, K2, K2tog, YO, K3, YO, K1, SSK, Knit to end.

Round 16 – K all stitches.

Round 17 – K4, YO, SSK, K1, YO, S2KP, YO, K1, K2tog, YO, K to end.

Round 18 – Knit all stitches.

Round 19 – K5, YO, SSK, K2tog, YO, K1, K2tog, YO, K to end.

Round 20 – Knit all stitches.

Round 21 – K6, YO, SSK, K1, K2tog, YO, K to end.

Round 22 – Knit all stitches.

Round 23 – K7, YO, S2KP, YO, K to end.

Round 24 – Knit all stitches.

Round 25 – Knit all stitches.

Rounds 26 – 29 - *K1tbl, P1* around

Bind Off in Twisted Rib pattern.

 

RIGHT MITT –

Follow the same directions for the Right mitt that you did for the left, all the way up until it says “LEFT MITT”, then jump ahead to here!  :D

Next Round – K16, PM, M1R, K2, M1L, PM, K to end.  The stitches between these new markers are your thumb.

Round 1 – K5, K2tog, K1, YO, K1, YO, K1, SSK, K to end of round.

Round 2 – K to thumb, Work Thumb Increases – Slip Marker, M1R, K to M, M1L, Slip M, Knit to end.

Round 3 – K4, K2tog, K1, YO, K3, YO, K1, SSK, K to end.

Round 4 – K to thumb, Repeat Thumb Increases, Knit to end of round.

Round 5 – K3, K2tog, K1, YO, K5, YO, K1, SSK, K to end.

Round 6 – K to thumb, repeat thumb increases, K to end of round.

Round 7 – K2, K2tog, K1, YO, K2, K2tog, YO, K3, YO, K1, SSK, K to end.

Round 8 – K to thumb, repeat thumb increases, K to end of round.

Round 9 – K5, K2tog, K1, YO, K1, YO, K1, SSK, K to end.

Round 10 – K to thumb, repeat thumb increases, K to end of round.

Round 11 – K4, K2tog, K1, YO, K3, YO, K1, SSK, K to end.

Round 12 – K to thumb, remove M, place 14 stitches on waste yarn, remove M, Using a Backwards loop, CO 2, K to end.

Round 13 – K3, K2tog, K1, YO, K5, YO, K1, SSK, K to end.

Round 14 – Knit all stitches.

Round 15 – K2, K2tog, K1, YO, K2, K2tog, YO, K3, YO, K1, SSK, K to end.

Round 16 – Knit all stitches.

Round 17 – K4, YO, SSK, K1, YO, S2KP, YO, K1, K2tog, YO, K to end.

Round 18 – Knit all stitches.

Round 19 – K5, YO, SSK, K2tog, YO, K1, K2tog, YO, K to end.

Round 20 – Knit all stitches.

Round 21 – K6, YO, SSK, K1, K2tog, YO, K to end.

Round 22 – Knit all stitches.

Round 23 – K7, YO, S2KP, YO, K to end.

Round 24 – Knit all stitches.

Round 25 – Knit all stitches.            

Rounds 26 – 29 – Twisted Rib - *K1tbl, P1*

Bind Off in Twisted Rib Pattern

 

THUMB –

Place 14 thumb stitches onto DPNs

Pick up and Knit 4 stitches across the backward loop CO section

K13, K2tog, K1, PM, K1, K2tog, K to M

*K1tbl, P1* (Twisted Rib) for 2 rounds

Bind Off in Twisted Rib

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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