My pattern
CO 28 stitches on size 7 needles
Spread evenly over three DPNs. Join to work in the round
Cuff
K2 P2 for 20 rows or until cuff reaches desired length
Hand
At the beginning of the next round, switch to size 9 needles and knit around adding one stitch on third needle.

Begin Thumb Gusset
Next round, knit 14 stitches, pm, M1R, K1, M1L, pm, knit around
Increase between stitch markers in this manner every third round until you have total of nine gusset stitches.
Next round, K to stitch marker, place stitches between marker on stitch holder, CO 2 st on right hand needle, K to end.
K 12 rows.

The Split
First Finger
Round 1: K8, CO 5 sts, slip 15 sts to stitch holder, k7. (20 sts)
K 12 rounds
Decreases
K3, K2tog repeat until the end of round. (16 sts)
K around
K2, K2tog, repeat until the end of round. (12 sts)
K around
K1, k2tog repeat until the end of round. (8 sts)
K around and split between two needles
Kitchener stitch the top, and weave in securely.

Second Finger
Transfer remaining 15 stitches from stitch holder onto needles.
Round 1: K15, pick up and knit 5 sts from 5 CO sts of other finger, join to work in the round. (20 sts)
K 12 rounds
Decreases
K3, K2tog repeat until the end of round. (16 sts)
K around
K2, K2tog, repeat until the end of round. (12 sts)
K around
K1, k2tog repeat until the end of round. (8 sts)
K around
K around and split between two needles
Kitchener stitch the top, and weave in securely.

Thumb
Place held stitches back on needle, pick up five stitches from around thumb hole, 14 st. Distribute evenly over double pointed needles. K for 1 ½ inches (about 10 rows)
Decreases
(K2, K2tog) 3 times, K2
(K1, K2tog) 3 times, K2
K2tog around. Break yarn and pull through remaining 4 sts. Pull tightly and weave in securely.

Weave in all ends.
Block.

Knit Two.

BothMittens

(I am aware that the Kitchener stitch did not exist in the SCA period)
To knit the Kitchener stitch
Break the yarn; leaving enough yarn to weave the stitches
To set up

  • On the bottom needle knit the first stitch, pull the yarn through but leave on the needle
  • On the top needle purl the first stitch, pull the yarn through but leave on the needle

Begin the four stitch pattern

  • On the bottom needle purl the first stitch, pull the yarn through, take off the needle
  • On the bottom needle knit the second stitch, pull the yarn through but leave on the needle
  • On the top needle knit the first stitch, pull the yarn through, take off the needle
  • On the top needle purl the second stitch, pull the yarn through but leave on the needle

The pattern ends when there is only one stitch on each needle. The stitch on the top needle isn’t needed and can be slid off the needle. On the bottom needle, purl the first stitch, pull the yarn through, take off the needle.

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