Knit Baby Mittens

Knit Baby Mittens
Knit Baby Mittens - Free Pattern

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Mittens (3 Pairs)

Baby Mittens are perfect for keeping little hands warm and protected and sharp baby fingernails covered to prevent scratching.  These little mittens knit up quickly and quite easily.  Create several sets in coordinating colors to match your little one's outfits, or as a unique hand-made baby gift.

 

Difficulty: Easy

Material: Campanula baby yarn or similar yarn, 1 (11 oz. ball) for each pair. 1/2 yd. ribbon for each pair. Knitting needles size 1 and 4 ( 1pair each).

Gauge: On no. 4 needles, 7 sts = 1".

 

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Blue Mittens: Beginning at cuff with no. 4 needles, cast on 37 sts.

Row 1: (right side) P 2, * k 3, p 2, repeat from * to end. Row 2: K 2, * P 3, k 2, repeat from * to end. Row 3: P 2, * yo, with yarn in back sl 1 as to p, k 2 tog., p.s.s.o., yo, p 2, repeat from * to end. Row 4: Repeat row 2.

Repeat these 4 rows 4 more times.

Beading Row: K 1, * you, k 2 tog, k 1, repeat from * to end.

Hand: With No. 1 needles, k 23 rows (garter st).

Shape Top: Row 1: (K 2 tog, k 4) 6 times, k 1. Row 2: and all even rows, Knit. Row 3: (k 2, tog, k 3) 6 times, k 1. Row 5: ( K 2 tog, k 2) 6 times, k1. Row 7: (K 2 tog, k 1) 6 times, k1. Row 9: (K 2 tog,) 6 times, K 1.

Break yarn, leaving an 8" end. Run end through remaining sts, draw sts tog tightly, fasten securely.

Finishing: Sew seam. Draw ribbon through beading.

 

Pink Mittens: Beginning at cuff with no. 4 needles, cast on 37 sts.

Row 1: K 2, * p 1, k 1, repeat from * to last 2 sts, k 2. Row 2: K 1, * p 1, k 1, repeat from * to end. Row 3 and 4: Repeat rows 1 and 2. Row 5, 6, 7 and 8: Repeat rows 2 and 1 twice. Repeat these rows 2 more times.

Beading row: K 2, * yo, k 2 tog, k 1, repeat from * to end. Hand: Work 23 rows of pattern.

Shape top: Row 1: (k 2 tog, work pattern on next 4 sts) 6 times, k 1. Row 2 and all even rows: Work even in pattern. Working pattern stitch, complete and finish as for blue mittens above.

 

White Mittens: Beginning at cuff with no. 4 needles, cast on 37 sts.

Row 1: K 4, * p 1, k 3, repeat from * to last 4 sts, k 4. Row 2: K 2, * p 1, k 3, repeat from * to last 2 sts, k 2. Repeat these 2 rows for 2".

Beading Row: K 1, * yo, k 2 tog, k 1, repeat from * to end.

Hand: Next row: Purl. Work stockinette st for 2" ending with p row.

Shape top: Row 1: (k 2 tog, k 4) 6 times, k 1. Row 2 and all even rows: Purl. Working stockinette st, dec top and finish as for blue mittens above.

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