2 Year Old Mittens

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REQUIREMENTS:

YARN: 2-ounces of Knitting Worsted.

NEEDLES: 1-pr. #2 Single Point, 1-pr. #4 Single Point.

Starting at the cuff, with the #2 needles cast on 30 sts and work in ribbing of k 2, p 2, for 2 inches. Then change to the #4 needles and work in stockinette stitch (k 1 row, p 1 row) for 4 rows.

With the next knit row start the THUMB INCREASES: 1st inc.: K 14 sts; inc. in next st; k 1; inc. in next st; k 14. Purl across the next row.

2nd inc: K 14 sts; inc. in next st; k 3; inc. in next st; k 14. Purl across the next row.

3rd inc: K 14 sts; inc. in next st; k 5; inc. in next st; k 14. Purl across the next row.

4th inc: K 14 sts; inc. in next st; k 7, inc. in next st;. k 14. Purl across the next row.

THUMB SEPARATION: K 14 sts, slip these sts onto a st holder; work across 9 sts, place the remaining sts onto a stitch holder. Cast on 1 st at the end of the 9 sts, purl across these 10 sts. Work in stockinette st for 9 rows.

DECREASES: 1st dec: * k 2 sts, k 2 tog, repeat from * across the row. Purl 2 sts tog, across the row. Break the yarn leaving 8 inches. Draw through the remaining sts and fasten tight on the wrong side. Sew Up the thumb. Place the sts of the 1st st holder back onto the needle; tie yarn into the first st, pick up and knit 3 sts at the thumb; knit the sts off the 2nd st holder. Work back and forth in stockinette stitch until the mitten measures 3 inches above the ribbing.

TIP DECREASES: 1st dec: * k 3 sts; k 2 tog, repeat from * across the row. Purl across the next row.

2nd dec: * k 2 sts; k 2 tog, repeat from * across the row. Purl across next row.

3rd dec: * k 1, k 2 tog, repeat from * across row. Purl across the next row.

4th dec: K 2 sts tog, across the row. Break the yarn, and finish off as on the thumb. Sew up the side.

MAKE THE OTHER MITTEN THE SAME WAY.


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

Knitting Patterns

Ladies Mocked Stitch Cable Mittens, No. 91
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