Women's Two-Needle Mittens Pattern

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MATERIALS: Bear Brand or Fleisher’s Twin-Pak Knitting Worsted; or Bear Brand or Fleisher’s Twin-Pak Win-Knit; 6 ozs.

“Boye” Knitting Needles, 1 pair each Sizes 3 and 8.

GAUGE: Size 8 needles; 9 sts = 2 inches

LEFT MITTEN-Cuff: With size 8 needles and double strand of yarn, cast on 48 sts.

Row 1: wrong side: * K 3, p 1; repeat from * to end.

Row 2: * With yarn in back of work, slip 1 st as to k, p 3; repeat from * t end. Repeat these 2 rows for 3 ins., end on right side.

Dec. row: * K 1, k 2 tog., p 1; repeat from * to end: 36 sts.

Wrist: Break off 1 strand. With size 3 needles and 1 strand of yarn, slip 1 st as before, p 2; repeat from * to end.

Next row: * K 2, p 1; repeat from * to end. Continue pat. as in last 2 rows for 1 ½ ins., end on right side. Mark last row for beg. of hand.

Hand: With size 8 needles and double strand, work pat. until 2 ins. above marker, end on wrong side.

Thumb: Work 19 sts, cast on 5 sts on right hand needle, turn. Work pattern of k 2, p 1 on the 5 cast-on sts and on next 7 sts, turn. Leave remaining sts on back of needle.

Work even on 12 thumb sts only until 2 ins. from cast-on sts, end on right side.

Next row: * k 2 tog., p 1; repeat from * to end; 8 sts. Break off, leaving an end for sewing. Draw end tightly through all sts, sew side seam of thumb.

Working from right side, join 2 strands of yarn in 12th sts of right hand needle, pick up and k 7 sts across the 5 cast-on sts of thumb, work pat. to end; 36 sts. Work even until 4 ins. above picked-up sts or to within ½ in. of desired length to top of fingers.

Dec. row: * K 2 tog., p 1; repeat from * to end; 24 sts.

Next row: * slip 1 st, p 1; repeat from * to end. K 1, p 2 tog. 11 times, end p 1; 13 sts. Break off, leaving end for sewing. Draw end tightly through all sts. Sew side seam.

RIGHT MITTEN: Work cuff, wrist and hand same as left mitten until 2 ins. above marker for beg. of hand, end on wrong side.

Thumb: Work first 18 sts, drop yarn. With second ball of double strand, cast on 5 sts on left hand needle, work pat. on these 5 sts and on next 7 sts, turn. Finish thumb on these 12 sts to correspond to left mitten; fasten off. With dropped yarn, from right side, pick up and k 7 sts on the 5 cast-on sts for thumb, finish row; 36 sts. Finish as for left mitten. Steam.


Other great patterns from Gloves & Mittens, Volume 29:

Knitting Patterns

Classic Mittens
Classic Gloves
Men's & Women's Cable Gloves
Men's Two-Needle Norwegian Mittens
Men's Fair Isle Mittens
Women's Angora Mittens
Women's Two-Needle Mittens
Women's Norwegian Mittens
Women's Open Palm Mittens
Women's Shorties Gloves
Women's Lace Gloves
Women's Angora Gloves
Women's Tailored Gloves
Women's Plaid Gloves
Women's Long Gloves
Children's Angora Mittens
Children's Two-Needle Mittens
Children's Two Needle Cable Mittens
Children's Safety Mittens
Children's Norwegian Mittens

Crochet Patterns

Men's Afghan Stitch Gloves
Women's Two-Tone Crocheted Gloves
Shortie Gloves
Children's Crocheted Mittens