Offering mitten patterns from around the world, this introduction to folk knitting is followed by a generous section on the techniques of knitting mittens. Among topics covered are gauge, wool selection (including techniques for washing and felting wool), casting on, plait edging, ribbed and unribbed cuffs, and a long section on the ever-elusive thumb. Also detailed are techniques for hand-knit mitten cords, finishing, and sizing.The double~knit technique can be used with any two~color asingledayera pattern, but be aware that double~knitting may ... Basic Rules of Double Knitting (l) The needles will always hold stitches in this order: one knit stitch followed by one purl anbsp;...
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