Girls and Ladies Mittens Pattern

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(Small-Medium-Large)

REQUIREMENTS:

YARN: 4-ounces of Knitting Worsted.

NEEDLES: 1-pr. #3 Single Pointed.

RIGHT MITTEN-Pattern-1st row: P 2, * , k 4, p 2, k 1, p 2, repeat from * three times; ending with k 4, p 2, k 1.

2nd row: P 1, k 2, * p 4, k 2, p 1, k 2, repeat from * three times; p 4, k 2.

3rd row: P 2, * slip the next 2 sts onto a double pointed needle and hold in the back of the work; knit the next 2 sts; knit the 2 sts off the dble. pt. needle (cable); p 2, k 1, p 2, repeat from * three times, ending with cable, p 2, k 1.

4th row-Repeat row 2. Repeat from row 1 to 4 for the pattern.

Starting at the cuff-Cast on 45 sts and work in the above pattern until you have made 4 cable twists; ending with row 4. Now k 1 row, p 1 row for 4 rows.

THUMB INCREASES: 1st inc: K 22 sts; inc. in next st; k 1; inc. in next st; k 20 sts. Purl across the next row.

2nd inc: K 22 sts; inc. in next st; k 3; inc. in next st; k 20 sts. Purl across next row.

3rd inc: K 22 sts; inc. in next st; k 5; inc. in next st; k 20 sts. Purl. across next row.

4th inc: K 22 sts; inc. in next st; k 7; inc. in next st; k 20 sts. Purl across next row.

5th inc: K 22 sts; inc. in next st; k 9; inc. in next st; k 20 sts. Purl across next row.

6th inc: K 22 sts; inc. in next st; k 11; inc. in next st; k 20 sts. Purl across next row.

THUMB SEPARATION: K 22 sts, place these onto a stitch holder; k 15 sts; place the remaining sts onto a stitch holder. Cast on 1 st at the end of the 15 sts; turn and purl across, cast on 1 st at the end of the row (17 sts). Work on these sts in stockinette st for 2 inches.

1st dec: * K 2 sts; knit 2 sts tog.; repeat from * across row. Purl back.

2nd dec: * K 1, k 2 sts tog.; repeat from * across row. Purl back, purling 2 sts together across row. Break the yarn leaving 7 inches. Draw thru the remaining sts and fasten tightly on the wrong side. Sew up the thumb.

Place the sts off the first st holder, back onto the needle; tie yarn at the first st; pick up and knit 4 sts along the thumb; k the sts off the 2nd st holder. Work back and forth on these sts in stockinette stitch until the mitten measures 3 ½ inches (small size); (3 ¾ in. medium); (4 in. large); above the place where you picked up the 4 sts.

TIP DECREASES: 1st dec: * K 5 sts; k 2 sts tog; repeat from * across row. P 1 row, k 1 row, p 1 row.

2nd dec: * K 4 sts; k 2 sts tog; repeat from * across row. P 1 row, k 1 row, p 1 row.

3rd dec: * K 3 sts; k 2 sts tog; repeat from * across row. Purl across next row.

4th dec: * K 2 sts, k 2 sts tog; repeat from * across row. Purl across next row.

Last dec: Knit 2 sts together across the row. Break the yarn; leaving 14 inches. Thread a darning needle and draw thru the remaining sts and fasten tightly on the wrong side. Sew up the side of the mitten.

LEFT MITTEN-Do as the right until you come to the thumb increases: start with k 20 sts; inc. in the next st; k 1; inc. in next st; k 22 sts. Finish the rest of the mitten to correspond.


Other great knitting patterns from 2 Needle Mittens, Volume 91:

Knitting Patterns

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Two Years Old Mittens, No. 92
Infants Size Mittens, No. 93
Infants to 6 Months Mittens , No. 94
Baby Mittens, No. 95
Infants to 6 Months and 1 Year Mittens, No. 96
6 Months to 1 Year Old, No. 97
Panel Backed Mittens, No. 98
Men's Mittens, No. 99
Men's Mittens II, No. 100
Girls and Ladies Mittens, No. 101
Three Years Old Cabled Mittens, No. 103
Mittens for 10-12-14 Year Olds, No. 104
Girls and Ladies Mittens II, No. 105
Childrens Mittens, No. 106
Four Years Old Mittens, No. 107A
Six Years Old Mittens, No. 107B
Eight Years Old Mittens, No. 107C