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Knitted Mittens

A total of 9 ounces of yarn is needed for all 3 pieces (mittens, scarf & hat)

USE SIZE 4 NEEDLES (4 NEEDLES)

CUFF:

CAST on 44 stitches on 3 needles (14-14-16.) Join work; ribbing of K1,P 1 for 24 rounds.

DECREASE ROUND: K2 stitches together 22 times (22 stitches). Work 4 rounds ribbing.

INCREASE ROUND: K 1 round increasing 1 stitch in each of the first 2 stitches, then in every second stitch 10 times (34 stitches).

HAND:

K 10 rounds even. With a different color thread K 6 stitches of next round for thumb, slip these 6 stitches back to left hand needle, then K again as before, for 17 rounds.

FIRST DECREASE ROUND: K 2 together, K 15, K2 together K 15 (32 stitches). K 1 round even.

SECOND DECREASE ROUND: * K 2 together, K 2, repeat from * to end (24 stitches). K 1 round even.

THIRD DECREASE ROUND: * K 2 together, K 1, repeat from * to end 
(16 stitches). K 1 round even.

K 2 together 8 times in succession. Break off, leaving an end (several 
inches.) Draw end twice through all 8 stitches.Fasten off.

THUMB:

DRAW out colored thread and pick up 6 stitches on each side.

PLACE these 12 stitches on 3 needles. Join yarn. K 14 rounds even. K 2
stitches together 6 times.

Finish same as top of mitten. Steam.


Tender Loving Care Ministries, Inc.
Phone 301-983-8251
E-Mail: johnsoncjtlc@aol.com