Crave Yarn


Weight: 250.00 Grams
Stock: 0
Designer: Jennifer Shiels Toland
Style: Mitts
Yarn Weight: 3. DK (5.5 sts/inch)
Fiber: Merino
Fiber: Cashmere
Fiber: Camel
Fiber: Silk
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Unisex textured MITTS with simple lace panels encapsulated in a broken rib stitch


  • Crave Yarn's Caravan (DK; 70% SW Fine Merino, 10% Cashmere, 10% Camel, 10% Mulberry Silk; 230yds [210m] per 100g)
    • 1 skeins
  • One 5" piece of Stitch Minder Cord to hold thumb stitches
  • Complemetary pattern through December 24, 2023.


Note: While we make every effort to have adequate stock on hand, we may need to dye-to-order.  In that case, we will be able to ship your order in 2-3 weeks.  Please leave a note when you place your order if you would like to be notified in this case.


Jen's sample is shown in Caravan DK colorway Hush (very pale grey). Patti's sample is shown in Magisterium (gold) 

If our kit colors don't appeal to you, find the complete assortment of open stock colors here.

Riptide Mitts are fingerless textured mitts using a simple lace and broken rib stitches from the Riptide Slipover and Cowl designs. They are worked from the cuff-up in the round and are available in three sizes - small, medium and large. Riptide mitts are fun and quick to knit up. They are packed with fun techniques including Tubular cast- on and bind off.

Sizes and Finished Measurements

Suggested Needles
- Needle A (gauge needle): US 5 double points or circular needle, 32” length for magic loop (or size needed to obtain gauge) to knit the mitt.
- Needle B: US 4 double points or circular needle, 32” length for magic loop OR 1 US size smaller than gauge-size needle) for cuff and rib.
- Needle C: US 3 double points or circular needle, 32” length for magic loop OR 2 US sizes smaller than gauge-size needle) for tubular cast on and setup rows.

Gauge (after blocking)
23 sts x 34 rnds = 10cm x 10cm (4”x 4”) in riptide stitch pattern in the round, on larger needles.