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Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Knit New Born Baby Mittens

September 2011 Pattern of the Month Knit

Knit New Born Baby Mittens@
 1977 N. L. Banks


Size 4 knitting needles
4 ply yarn, about an oz or two
2 pieces of ribbon about 15 inches long


When I had my daughter in 1977, I could not find patterns using 4 ply yarn any where, so I made my own. This is one of three patterns that I made lots of in different colors. Hope you enjoy it.

Cast on 24 stitches

K2 P 2 for one inch

Beading row:

K1, yo, K2 tog., across row.

Then purl one row, knit one row for 2 ¼ inches from beginning.

Decease as follows:

Row 1: k 1, k 2 tog, k 7, slip 1, k 1, psso, place marker, k 1, slip 1, k1 psso, k to last 3 stitches, k 2 tog, k1.

Row 2: and all even rows:  Purl

Row 3 and all odd rows: K 1, k 2 tog, k to 2 stitches before marker, slip 1, k 1, psso, slip marker, slip 1, k 1, psso, k to last 3 stitches slip 1, k 1, psso, k1.

Continue till 6 stitches remain, cut 10 inch piece and run thru stitches, pulling up tight, then weave side stitches tog. at sides.  Make 2, weave ribbon in and out the beading row on mittens.
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