Thursday, November 20, 2008

Mini Mittens




Mini Mittens
By : Mindy Lewis
Yarn Used :
Carron Simpl Soft Eco
Color Used : Wine Country
Bernet Softee Baby
Color Used : Bongo Blue
or just any scrap worsted yarn will do!
You don' use that much.

Needles & Notions :
US Size 3 Double Pointed
3 Stitch Markers
Stitch Holder
Yarn Needle
Row Counter if needed


Finished Size : about 3 1/2 inches


Abbreviations :K = Knit
M1 = Make 1 Stitch
PM = Place Marker
SM = Slip Marker to Next Needle
K2Tog = Knit 2 Stitches Together
CO = Cast On
2 X 2 Ribbing = K2, P2 to end.


Pattern Instructions

Cuff :
Leaving a 6" - 10" cast on tail, (to tie mittens together when done) you can always cut it later, depending on how long you want it to be, I tied mine so that one side way longer than the other.
CO 20
PM, Join for knitting in round.
2 X 2 Ribbing for 1"


Setting Up For Thumb :
Row 1 : Knit
Row 2 : K13, PM, M1, K1, M1, PM, K6.
Row 3 : Knit
Row 4 : K13, SM, M1, K3, M1, SM, K6.
Row 5 : Knit
Row 6 : K13, SM, M1, K5, M1, SM, K6.
Row 7 : K13, remove marker, place 7 stitches on stitch holder, remove marker, k6.
Row 8 : K13, M1, K6. (20 Stitches)
Row 9 : Knit
Knit every row til mitten measures 2 1/2" or desired length.


Shaping Top (Dec.) :Row 1 : K2, K2Tog, to end.
Row 2 : Knit
Row 3 : K1, K2Tog, to end.
Row 4 : Knit
Row 5 : K2Tog, to end.
Cut yarn, weave through remaining stitches.


Thumb :Place 7 stitches from holder on 3 DP needles evenly.
Row 1 : M1, Knit to end.
Row 2-4 : Knit
Row 5 : K2Tog, to end.
Cut yarn, pull through remaining stitches.


Finishing
Weave in ends.
Start on Mitten 2.

 
Questions or comments please e-mail at : mindylewis678@yahoo.com
www.ravelry.com / LewisKnits - Designer Mindy Lewis

2 comments:

Kathleen said...

Just linked to your cute pattern for my holiday free pattern of the day: http://purly-gloucester.blogspot.com/2009/12/falala-free-pattern-2-mini-mittens.html
Happy holidays!

LewisKnits said...

Thank you! :)