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Children's Mittens

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Advanced
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 1 skein Patons® Kroy Socks FX Yarn: Cadet Colors
  • Size 3 knitting needles or size to obtain gauge
Gauge: 28 sts and 36 rows = 4" in stocking st Regular instruction lists begin with 'Directions' in bold, 'Notes' are italicized and each line is double spaced by 2
tags.

DIRECTIONS:Sizes: 2/6 yrs (6/12 yrs). Pattern is written for smaller size. Changes for larger size is in ( ). When only one number is given, it applies to both sizes. Circle number pertaining to size before beginning.

Right Mitten: **Cast on 33 (37) sts.
Row 1: (RS). K1. *P1. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
Row 2: P1. *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows of (K1. P1) ribbing for 2", inc 3 sts evenly across last row; ending with a Row 2. 36 (40) sts.
Work 8 rows in stocking st, ending with a purl row.**

Thumb gusset: Row 1: (RS). K20 (22). Inc 1 st in each of next 2 sts.
Knit to end of row.
Row 2 & alt rows: Purl.
Row 3: K20 (22). Inc 1 st in next st. K2. Inc 1 st in next st.
Knit to end of row.
Row 5: K20 (22). Inc 1 st in next st. K4. Inc 1 st in next st.
Knit to end of row.
Row 7: K20 (22). Inc 1 st in next st. K6. Inc 1 st in next st.
Knit to end of row.
Row 9: K20 (22). Inc 1 st in next st. K8. Inc 1 st in next st.
Knit to end of row. 46 (50) sts.

Size 6/12 only: Row 10 and alt rows: Purl.
Row 11: K (22) . Inc 1 st in next st. K10. Inc 1 st in next st.
Knit to end of row.
Row 13: K (22). Inc 1 st in next st. K12. Inc 1 st in next st.
Knit to end of row. (54) sts.

ALL SIZES: Next row: Purl.
Next row: K32 (38). Turn.
Cast on 2 sts. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.

***Thumb: Next row: P14 (18). Turn.
Work in stocking st until work from cast on row measures 1 (1"), ending with a purl row.

Size 6/12 only: Next row: K2. K2tog (4) times. K2tog (1) time. (13) sts. Next row: Purl.

All sizes: Next row: (K1. K2tog) 4 times. (K2tog) 1 (0) time. 9 sts.
Next row: (P2tog) 4 times. P1. 5 sts.

Break yarn leaving a long end. Thread end through rem 5 sts. Draw up and fasten securely. Sew Thumb seam.
With RS of work facing, join yarn to rem sts on left-hand needle, knit to end of row.
Next row: Purl, picking up purl-wise 2 sts at base of Thumb. 36 (40) sts.
Cont even until work after ribbing measures 4" (5"), ending with a purl row.

Shape top: Row 1: [K1. ssk. K12 (14). K2tog. K1] twice.
Row 2: [P1. P2tog. P10 (12). P2togtbl. P1] twice.
Row 3: [K1. ssk. K8 (10). K2tog. K1] twice.
Row 4: [P1. P2tog. P6 (8). P2togtbl. P1] twice.
Row 5: [K1. ssk. K4 (6). K2tog. K1] twice.
Row 6: [P1. P2tog. P2 (4). P2togtbl. P1] twice. 12 (16) sts.
Cast off knitwise.
Sew top and side seam.

***Left Mitten: Work from ** to ** as for Right Mitten.

Shape thumb gusset: Row 1: (RS). K14 (16). Inc 1 st in each of next 2 sts.
Knit to end of row.
Row 2 and alt rows: Purl.
Row 3: K14 (16). Inc 1 st in next st. K2. Inc 1 st in next st.
Knit to end of row.
Row 5: K14 (16). Inc 1 st in next st. K4. Inc 1 st in next st.
Knit to end of row.
Row 7: K14 (16). Inc 1 st in next st. K6. Inc 1 st in next st.
Knit to end of row.
Row 9: K14 (16). Inc 1 st in next st. K8. Inc 1 st in next st.
Knit to end of row. 46 (50) sts.

Sizes 6/12 only: Row 10 and alt rows: Purl.
Row 11: K(16). Inc 1 st in next st. K10. Inc 1 st in next st.
Knit to end of row.
Row 13: K(16). Inc 1 st in next st. K12. Inc 1 st in next st.
Knit to end of row. (54) sts.

All sizes: Next row: Purl.
Next row: K26 (32). Turn. Cast on 2 sts. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.
Work from *** to *** as given for Right Mitten.

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