Traverse Mitts

Mitten Knitting PatternThe Traverse Mitts by Sarah Gomez are featured in Interweave Knits Holiday 2016 and can be purchased with the magazine or as an individual pattern.

The rugged Traverse Mitts are simple gauntlets featuring a striking central cable. Worked in the round in sportweight yarn, these mitts will keep your hands warm without limiting movement as you stack firewood or hang Christmas lights.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Finished Size 5 (5½, 6)” circumference and 7½ (7½, 8¾)” long. Mitts shown measure 6″ (see Notes).

Yarn Harrisville Designs flyWHEEL (100% pure virgin wool; 170 yd [115 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #969 granite, 1 skein (see Notes).

Needles Size 4 (3.5 mm): set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); stitch holder; tapestry needle.

Gauge 28 sts and 30 rnds = 4″ in k2, p2 rib (unstretched); Cable panel = about 2″ wide.

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About sarahrothberg

Sarah Rothberg is the assistant editor for Interweave Knits. Graduating from the University of Missouri with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, she has a diverse background in knitting, photography, videography, drawing, sculpting, writing, and painting. She started learning textile arts with embroidery and crochet from her great-grandmother and grandmother and started knitting in college by making scarves for her friends. She now aspires to take on more complex projects and break out of her scarf-centric comfort zone.