Children's Norwegian Mittens

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Medium: 5-7 Year

MATERIALS: Bear Brand or Fleisher’s Twin Pak Win-Knit; or Bear Brand or Fleisher’s Twin-Pak Knitting Worsted, Main Color A, 2 ozs.

About 20 yards each of Yellow B, Green C, and Red D.

“Boye” Sock Needles, 1 set Size 3.

GAUGE: 13 sts = 2 inches

RIGHT MITTEN: With A, cast on 36 sts. Divide on 3 needles, join. Mark end of rounds. Work k 2, p 2 ribbing for 3 ins. K 2 rounds. Begin pat. As follows:

Round 1: * K A, 2 B; repeat from * around.

Round 2: * K 1 B, 2 A; repeat from * around.

Continue to follow chart, until 10 rounds of pat. are completed.

Divide for thumb: With strand of contrasting color thread, k next 6 sts, slip them back to left hand needle, with regular yarn k them again, k to end of round. Continue to follow chart until pat. is completed. With A, k 2 rounds.

First dec. round: * K 2, k 2 tog.; repeat from * around; 27 sts. K 2 rounds.

2nd dec. round: * K 1, k 2 tog.; repeat from * around; 18 sts. K 1 round.

3rd dec. round: K 2 tog. 9 times; 9 sts. Break off leaving an end. Draw end twice through remaining sts. Fasten off.

Thumb: Draw out colored thread and pick up 6 sts each side; place these 12 sts on 3 needles. Join A in first st on upper needle, from right side, k 1 round picking up 1 st at inner edge of thumb at end of round; 13 sts.

K 2 ins. even decreasing 1 st st end of last round; 12 sts.

Dec. round: K 2 tog. 6 times; 6 sts. Finish as for top of mitten

LEFT MITTEN: Work same as right mitten until 10 rounds of pat. are completed.

Divide for thumb: Work to within 6 sts of end of round.

With strand of contrasting color thread, k next 6 sts, slip them back to left hand needle, with regular yarn k them again. Finish left mitten to correspond to right 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