I am knitting fishtail lace fingerless mittens in Magic Loop. They are lace on top and broken ribbed on the bottom. The left one is finished with thumb on the right. So far so good. The pattern runs in the following order:
Section A is ribbed (10 stitches - eventually to increase for thumb)
Sections B, C, D are lace pattern (each section has 10 stitches)
Section E is ribbed (8 stitches)
Now I’m on the right hand mitten. The directions do not tell me how to reverse the pattern so that the thumb ends up on the left side.
I knitted all the way up to where the increase begins and then started my increasing before realizing oops this is another left hand glove!
Can I go back to the row prior to where the increases begin and start increasing on the other side (Section E)?
If I do I assume I move my stitch markers in the appropriate places inbetween Section E and Section D, is that right?
Since Section E has 8 stitches as opposed to the 10 stitches in Section A - I am concerned the glove may look off. Then again, maybe it won’t since the entire back side is broken ribbed.
I assume I can adjust this using the Magic Loop method just fine.
Am I on the right track? Or do I need to start completely over with the second mitten?
Thanks to all who respond with helpful input!