Two Needle Mittens- all sizes

Sizes are approximate, NOT including ribbed cuff

Size of mitten is determined by the gauge, see below for needle sizes

Child's small - 5 inches long, 1 ¾ inch thumb

Child's medium - 6 inches long, 1 ¾ inch thumb

Child's large 7 ½ inches long, 2 ¼ inch thumb

Women's 8 inches long, 2 ¼ inch thumb

Men's 9 inches long, 3 ¾ inch thumb

MaterialsWorsted

Weight yarn, 200 yards for largest size

Gauge- varies, size of mitten is determined by needle size

Infants: # 2 & # 3 needles

Toddler # 3 and #4.

Child #4 and #5 ,

Small adult #4 and #6

Med adult #5 and #7

Large adult #5 and 8.

Abbreviations

St st- Stockinette stitch (Knit one row, purl next row)

Tog- together

Instructions

Cast on 34 sts, using smaller needles.

Ribbing K2, P2, across. Continue ribbing for 20 rows. Last Row Inc to 38 sts, 4sts evenly

spaced. (Inc to 38 sts.)

Change to larger needle Work st st for 6 rows for adult sizes, 4 rows for child, 2 rows for infant

and toddler.

Place marker between middle two stitches. (18 & 19th st) add two stitches, place another marker,

Work in st st increasing 2 sts every other Row between marks until you have 14 stitches. Put

these 14 on a holder for working thumb later.

Continue working st st. Use backward loop cast on to add 2 stitches over thumb gap.

Work in st st until you reach the up top of pinky finger

Start decreasing as follows.

Row 1: *K 2 tog, knit 8*, rep * across.

Row 2 and all-even rows. Purl across even.

Row 3: *K 2 tog, knit 7*, rep * across.

Row 5: *K2 tog, knit 6*, rep * across.

Row 7: *K2 tog, knit 5*, rep * across.

Row 9: *K2 tog, knit 4*, rep * across.

Row 11: * K2 tog, knit 3*, rep * across.

Row 13: Knit 2 together across.

Weave yarn through stitches leaving a tail for sewing side seam later.

Thumb:

Pick up the 14 stitch plus cast on 2.

Work the 16 stitches for 10 rows in st st.

Next Row: knit 2 tog across.

Weave yarn through stitches and leave tail for sewing thumb seam.

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