Knitting Fingerless mittens .

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Valan
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Knitting Fingerless mittens .

Postby Valan » Sat May 05, 2018 6:17 pm

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I am knitting Fingerless Mittens Goa craft fair Learning to kit on double pointed needles. When I increase stitches at the base of thumb I land up with a hole that I have to darn .Can anyone suggest a increase technique to prevent this .Thank in advance
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Re: Knitting Fingerless mittens .

Postby darknit » Sat May 05, 2018 7:36 pm

This youtube is good for showing how to do it (forgive the voice which could shatter a glass!)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7oABJLKZtw

Another version is to pick up the stitch below the next stitch and knit that then the "top" stitch.


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