Fox in the Snow Mittens

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Fox in the Snow Mittens

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Using the soft variegation of Patons Kroy Socks FX, fair isle a skulk of foxes on mittens that guarantee you won't get bored. Shown in Patons Kroy Socks & Kroy Socks FX.

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Single Size
One size fits average woman's hands
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The materials for this project cost $32.81

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Measurements
One size fits average woman's hands

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Contrast A

Kroy Socks | Muslin, 55008Edit Color
$7.49

Contrast B

Kroy Socks | Coal, 55040Edit Color
$7.49

Main Color (MC)

Kroy Socks FX | Copper Colors, 57510Edit Color
$7.49

Aluminum Stitch Holder

3" 1/Pkg
$1.35

Takumi Bamboo Double Point Knitting Needles 7" 5/Pkg

Size 2/2.75mm
$8.99
The materials for this project cost $32.81

Abbreviations

Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

cont = continue(ity)

Dec = decrease(ing)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop.

P = purl

pat = pattern

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

RS = right side

Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise.

Sl1P = Slip next stitch purlwise.

ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together.

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Measurements
One size fits average woman's hands

MATERIALS

Kroy Socks (50 g/1.75 oz;152 m/166 yds)
Contrast A Muslin (55008) 1
Contrast B Coal (55040) 1
Set of four size 2.75 mm (U.S. 2) double-pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Stitch holder.
Kroy Socks FX (50 g/1.75 oz;152 m/166 yds)
Main Color (MC) Copper Colors (57510) 1

GAUGE

34 sts and 34 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Fair Isle pat.
Note: Accurate tension is very important to the success of this project.

INSTRUCTIONS

Note: When working from chart, carry yarn not in use loosely across WS of work but never over more than 3 sts. When it must pass over more than 3 sts, weave it over and under color in use. The colors are never twisted around one another.

LEFT MITTEN
**Cuff
With MC, cast on 56 sts. Divide sts onto 3 needles (18, 18, 20). Join to work in rnd, placing marker on first st.
1st rnd: *With MC, K2. With A, K2. Rep from * around.
2nd rnd: *With MC, K2. With A, P2. Rep from * around.
Rep last rnd for (two-color K2. P2) ribbing until cuff measures 2 1/2" [6 cm].
Next rnd: With MC, *K7. M1. Rep from * around. 64 sts.

Work latvian Braid: 1st rnd: *With MC, K1. With A, K1. Rep from * around.
2nd rnd: With both MC and A held in front, *with MC, P1. With A, P1. When switching yarns, wrap the yarn for the next st under the yarn used for previous st. Rep from * around.**
This twists the yarn as you work the rnd, but in the next rnd, they will untwist!
3rd rnd: *With MC, P1. With A, P1. When switching yarns, wrap the yarn for the next st over the yarn used for previous st. Rep from * around.**

Work first 2 rnds of Chart I. Beg thumb shaping as follows:
3rd rnd: Work first 63 sts of Chart I, reading rnd from right to left. M1. K1. M1.
4th rnd: As 2nd rnd.
Chart I and thumb shaping are now in position.
Cont working Chart I in stocking st (knit every rnd), until rnd 27 of Chart has been completed 89 sts.

Next rnd: Pat across 63 sts. Slip next 25 sts onto st holder. K1.
Cont working chart until rnd 52 of Chart has been completed.

Keeping cont of Chart I, proceed as follows:
***shape top: 53rd rnd: (ssk. K28. K2tog) twice.
54th and alt rnds: Work even from chart.
55th rnd: (ssk. K26. K2tog) twice.
57th rnd: (ssk. K24. K2tog) twice.
Cont as established, dec 4 sts every alt rnd until 67th rnd has been completed. 32 sts rem.
68th rnd: (ssk. K12. K2tog) twice.
69th rnd: (ssk. K10. K2tog) twice.
70th rnd: (ssk. K8. K2tog) twice.
Break yarn, leaving a long end. Graft 2 sets of 10 sts tog.

THUMB
Join MC to base of thumb, K25 from st holder.
Divide sts onto 3 needles. Join in rnd, placing a marker on first st.
Next rnd: (K2tog. K6) 3 times. K1. 22 sts.
Knit 11 rnds even.
Next rnd: *With MC, K1. With A, K1. Rep from * around.
Next rnd: *With MC, K1. With A, K3. Rep from * to last 2 sts. With MC, K1. With A, K1. Break MC.
Next 2 rnds: With A, knit.
Next rnd: (K2tog. K4) 3 times. K2tog. K2. 18 sts.
Next rnd: *K1. K2tog. Rep from * around. 12 sts.
Next rnd: *K2tog. Rep from * around. 6 sts.
Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem sts and secure tightly.***

RIGHT MITTEN
Work from ** to ** as given for Left Mitten.
Begin Chart II and thumb shaping: 1st rnd: Work first 64 sts of chart, reading rnd from right to left. M1.
2nd rnd: Work even around, reading rnd from right to left.
3rd rnd: Work first 64 sts of chart, reading rnd from right to left. M1. K1. M1.
4th rnd: As 2nd rnd.
Chart II and thumb shaping are now in position.

Cont working Chart II in stocking st (knit every rnd) until rnd 27 of Chart II has been completed. 89 sts.

Next rnd: Pat across 64 sts. Slip next 25 sts onto st holder.
Cont working Chart II until rnd 52 of Chart has been completed.

Work from *** to *** as given for Left Mitten.