A top-down mitten is similar. Explore Fingerless Mittens, Grits, and more! Lying the mitt flat, the front motif seems a bit off-center, but when put on, it centers due to the pull of the thumb. New stitches are then cast on. Thanks for an alternate method
How to Knit a Thumb Hole
I have made afterthought thumbs for mittens, but I didn't use the contrasting yarn stitch holder - I just cut a stitch, unraveled it to make an opening, put the stitches on several dpns and knit the thumb. When you knit around knit 2 together, one stitch from the thumb gusset stitches and the extra one you picked up, you will not have a hole on each side. I love your patterns, your charitable works and your wonderful instructions to inspire all levels of knitters. Hi Jennifer — the BOR stays the same. Fairly determined not to lose this page. Thanks a million guys! Pull them all the way through turning the mitt right side out.
Gaps at thumb gusset : knitting
Right Hand- Set Up Round: When you knit around knit 2 together, one stitch from the thumb gusset stitches and the extra one you picked up, you will not have a hole on each side. You have 14 stitches from the thumb gusset threaded onto a contrasting piece of yarn. Started by JohnsPrincess , August 8, Now to start on the left one.
I grabbed my size 0 circulars and nearly went blind trying to find the right thing to pick up. Make the last stitch invisible? This thumb is also called an afterthought thumb or waste yarn thumb. Wear mittens in middle of summer, making people think you are crazy. And sometimes, the gusset is a creative adventure, as in the Green Thumb Mitts, designed by Diana Foss.