Check Mate Fingerless Mitts                                 $5.00

These fingerless mitts are the ideal quick knit for the cold hands on your gift list.  Design elements include two different rib stitch patterns, slip-stitch color work for hand section, and a striped thumb gusset.  These slip stitches not only add density to the fabric but also result in a "checked" motif that is perfect for a unisex project.  Knit in the round, instructions include three sizes.

Yarn (for one pair man's large):  approximately 165 yards main color and 40 yards contrasting color fingering weight

Needle:  set of 5 US 1.5 (2.5mm) dpns