Khufu Mitts


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Khufu Mitts

Inspired by the Great Pyramid of Khufu, the top of these convertible mitts features brick-like patterning with a pointy top to symbolize the pyramid itself. Tiny dots of texture are scattered across the hand, representing the sand of Egypt’s immense desert, and intertwined cables make up the cuffs, reminiscent of the Nile River.

The mittens are worked entirely seamlessly, beginning with the cuffs. Stitches are picked up from around one side of the cuff to form the hand, then stitches are put on hold to form the mitten top. The thumb gusset is formed by working increases while knitting the hand, and is finished into either a fingerless or full thumb after the rest of the mitten is complete.

Adult; one size fits all. Mitten top is adjustable to fit.

72 grams/238 yards sportweight yarn (sample shown in The Unique Sheep Green Sheep Sport, 100% organic superfine merino wool, 330 yards per 100 gram skein, Color: Papyrus)
US 6/4.0 mm straight needles
Set of 5 US 4/3.5 mm double pointed needles OR 32-inch circular needle for working in the round
Stitch holder
Cable needle
2, 1/2-inch shank buttons
Blunt needle
Waste yarn

27 sts/38 rows = 4” in pattern

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