i have been making these mini mitts since last christmas, but for some reason never set up a pattern for them.
well, after modifying the pattern this christmas to include a larger size, i decided the time has come...
please enjoy & let me know if there is any part of the pattern that could use a bit of tweaking/rewording, etc...
(click on title for ravelry link ;)
small, fits ages 2-5 years +/-
large, fits ages 6-9 years +/-
*notes for size large are in parenthesis*
worsted weight yarn of you choosing,
us #6 dpn needles (for small)
us #7 dpn needles (for large)
2 place markers & a tapestry needle for weaving in ends
kfb, knit front & back of stitch
pm, place marker
using long tail cast on, cast on 28 sts, both sizes
divide on to needles as follows:
8 sts on needles #1 & 3, 12 sts on needles #2
join for knitting in the round
begin knitting in k2p2 ribbing for 1.5" (2")
switch to stockinette & knit for 1" (1.5")
begin increases for thumb:
round 1: k2, kfb, pm, knit to last 3 sts, pm, kfb, k2 (30 sts)
round 2: knit plain
repeat these two rows 3x (4x), 36 sts (38sts), ending with an inc round
next round, knit around plain to 2nd pm, remove marker, k3 sts, BO next 8 (10) sts (28 sts)
knit to end of rnd
knit in k2, p2 ribbing for 1" (1.5")
BO all sts in ribbing.
weave in ends & gift to a toddler/child who you adore!!
happy knitting loves, xo