Mittens Knit On Two Needles – A Pair For The Ladies









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Medium and Large sizes

MATERIALS
Knitting Worsted Weight Yarn, 4 oz
1 pair knitting needles No. 4 for medium size
1 pair knitting needles No. 5 for large size

RIGHT MITTEN: Cast on 40 sts. Work in ribbing of K2, P2, for
3 1/2 inches. K1 row, P1 row, for 6 rows, then start thumb gusset as
follows:
Row 1: K19, increase 1 st in each of next 2 sts, K19.
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: K19, increase 1 st in next st, K2, increase 1 st in next st, K19.
Row 4: Purl.
Row 5: K19, increase 1 st in next st, K4, increase 1 st in next st, K19.
Row 6: Purl.
Continue increasing in the above manner having 2 more sts between increases every other row until there are 14 sts between increased sts. P 1 row after last increase row, then work as follows: K 20; place on st holder, K2 tog, K14 (thumb sts). Place remaining 20 sts on 2nd st holder. Work back and forth in st st on the 15 thumb sts for 14 rows. Decrease tip of thumb as follows:
Row 1: * P1, P2 tog; repeat from * across row.
Row 2: K2 tog across row.
Draw all sts tog and fasten off. Sew thumb seam.

Place the 20 sts from first st holder onto needle. Attach yarn and pick
up 1 st at base of thumb. Place the 20 sts from 2nd st holder onto left
hand needle and K across row. Work even until piece measures
3 3/4 inches from base of thumb or desired length. Decrease tip of mitten as follows (right side);
Row 1: K1, K2 tog, K14, sl 1 st, K1, psso, K2tog, K1, K2tog, K14, sl 1 st, K1, psso, K1.
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: K1, K2 tog, K12, sl 1 st, K1, psso, K2, K2 tog, K12, sl 1 st, K1, psso, K1.
Row 4: Purl.
Row5: K1, K2 tog, K10, sl 1 st, K1, psso, K2, K2 tog, K10, sl 1 st, K1, psso, K1.
Row 6: Purl.
Row 7: K1, K2 tog, K8, sl 1 st, K1, psso, K2, K2 tog, K8, sl 1 st, K1, psso, K1.
Row 8: Purl.
Weave or sew tip of mitten together. Sew side seam.
Embroider as illustrated and attach pompoms.

LEFT MITTEN: Work to correspond to right mitten.

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3 Comments

  1. Mattenylou October 18, 2009
  2. Suze October 20, 2009
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