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