I’ve always wanted to try a fingerless mitts pattern, and the October contest in the Stash Knit Down group was to make mitts or mittens, so….PERFECT.
I used this pattern:
And here are mine:
The trouble I had was with the m1R’s. The pattern calls for a m1L, followed by a number of knit stitches, then a m1R – this creates the increases for the thumb. But after all my m1R’s there is a gap – see below:
I’ve asked in Ravelry how to remedy this, and I’ve gotten back various responses. Some said I’m pulling too tightly, some say I should try just doing a m1L there instead of a m1R. Any other ideas?