Monday, December 21, 2015

Thumbless Baby Mittens (knit)


Thumbless mittens are so much faster and easier to knit than mittens with thumbs. They're basically mini beanies. I love them.

To be paired with Baby Sister's Pink-A-Boo Hat.
Materials
  • Size 8, 5.00mm 16 inch circular knitting needles
  • Kashmere Kisses in Pink-A-Boo
    • 65% wool, 30% polyamide, 5% cashmere
    • recommends Size 8, 5.00mm knitting needles; 4"x4" = 19S x 24R
  • yarn needle

Instructions
  • Long tail cast on 20 stitches. 
  • Invisible join to work in the round being careful not to twist the stitches using magic loop method. Place a stitch marker on the first stitch. 
  • Rnds 1-8: (k2, p2) repeat to the end of the round.
  • Rnds 9-19: knit in the round.
  • Rnd 20: (k2, k2tog) repeat to the end of the round. 15 sts remain 
  • Rnds 21 and 22: knit 
  • Rnd 23: (k1, k2tog) repeat to the end of the round. 10 sts remain
  • Rnd 24: (k2tog) repeat to the end of the round. 5 sts remain 
  • Cut the yarn and place the end on a yarn needle. 
  • Pull the stitches through the remaining stitches. 
  • Pull up tight to close the hole. 
  • Take a couple of stitches to secure the end. 
  • Pull the end to the inside, weave in and trim. 
  • Weave in all remaining ends on the inside of the mitt and trim.Place the end on a yarn needle. 
Finished Measurements
  • Total length from tip to edge of cuff = 3.5 inches
  • Circumference at widest part of mitten = 4 inches
  • Cuff length = 1.5 inches

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