Left hand 4th needle — knit to last 2 stitches, place marker, increase 1, knit 1, increase 1, place marker and knit last stitch. The stitches on the second DPN are the ones that will run between your thumb and hand. Your email address will not be published. Am I supposed to pick up existing knit stitches or create my own with new yarn? I designed these mitts inspired by a scarf pattern that I liked. When you knit a pair of fingerless gloves, the pattern frequently requires you to shape a thumb gusset. It is not just a tube.
To gusset or not to gusset
As the thumb gusset gets wider, it is helpful to rearrange your work onto 4 dpns. After the gusset the directions give 5 measurements to knit for the hand length. After placing gusset on a waste yarn, I have 3 stitches fewer on my front magic loop needle. I have been tempted to make them without because they would be a faster knit. KFB is a special one that uses a stitch to make a stitch so you need to either use a different m1 method or factor that in.
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Posted by Abigail at 8: I like the snip and ravel too, but I usually prefer this method because I can see where my thumb is going right away. Knit your first round through the back loop for extra security and tightness, to further help prevent holes. You are inserting your needle from the RS to the WS in the cast on st, then your yarn goes around the needle and you pull it back through. Well also I'm one of those people you put the "would it kill ya to comment" picture up for.
If there is any lingering looseness, you can always use the yarn end from the start of the thumb to snug things up on the wrong side, but odds are you won't need to do that. Things Needed Yarn 4 double-pointed knitting needles Darning needle. I always learn best by doing it myself, anyway. By the way it is really challenging to take pictures of yourself knitting. How to Knit in the Round. I am wondering if anyone has a video regarding what a thumb hole gusset should look like or how to do one on a fingerless glove knitted with magic loop. Thrummed mittens will keep your hands nice n' toasty.