Bath Mitt

Bath Mitt

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Bath mitt is fun and easy to knit, a great gift item. Tuck it into a basket with soaps and spa items for a special occasion. One size fits average lady. Lily Sugar 'n Cream, size 5.5 mm (U.S. 9) knitting needles & 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) crochet hook.

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Main Color (MC)

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Ecru, 00004Edit Color
$2.49

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 9/5.5mm
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Bamboo Handle/Silvalume Head Crochet Hooks 5-1/2"

Size 7/4.5mm Rose
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The materials for this project cost $9.59

Abbreviations

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P(2)sso = Pass 1(2) slipped stitch(es) over.

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

MATERIALS

Bath Mitt
Lily Sugar 'n Cream (70 g/2.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Main Color (MC) Ecru (00004) 1
1 ball – Solids or Ombres Size 5½ mm (U.S. 9) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Size 4.50 mm (U.S. 7) crochet hook.

GAUGE

15 sts and 28 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with 5½ mm needles in garter st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Cast on 36 sts.
Work 9 rows garter st (knit every row) noting that first row is wrong side.

Shape thumb: 1st row: (RS). K16. Inc 1 st in each of next 2 sts. Knit to end of row.
Knit 3 rows even.
5th row: K16. Inc 1 st in next st. K2. Inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of row.
Knit 3 rows even.
9th row: K16. Inc 1 st in next st. K4. Inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of row.
Knit 3 rows even.
Cont in this manner, inc 2 sts on next and following 4th rows until there are 48 sts.
Knit 1 row even.
Next row: K29. Turn. Cast on 1 st. K14 (including st on needle after cast on). Turn. Cont on these 14 sts for thumb.
Knit 10 rows even.
Next row: *K1. K2tog. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2. 10 sts.
Knit 1 row even.
Next row: (K2tog) 5 times. 5 sts. Break yarn leaving a long end. Thread through rem sts. Draw up tightly and fasten securely. Sew thumb seam.
With RS of Mitt facing, join yarn to rem sts. Pick up and knit 2 sts under thumb. Knit to end of row.
Next row: Knit, knitting tog the 2 sts picked up under thumb. 36 sts.
Knit 16 rows even.

Shape top: 1st row: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. K12. K2tog. K2. Sl1. K1. psso. K12. K2tog. K1. 32 sts.
2nd and alt rows: Knit.
3rd row: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. K10. K2tog. K2. Sl1. K1. psso. K10. K2tog. K1. 28 sts.
5th row: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. K8. K2tog. K2. Sl1. K1. psso. K8. K2tog. K1. 24 sts.
7th row: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. K6. K2tog. K2. Sl1. K1. psso. K6. K2tog. K1. 20 sts.
9th row: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. K4. K2tog. K2. Sl1. K1. psso. K4. K2tog. K1. 16 sts.
11th row: (K2tog) 8 times. 8 sts. Break yarn leaving a long end. Thread through rem sts. Draw up tightly and fasten securely. Sew side seam.

Hanging Loop: With crochet hook, make a chain 2½ ins [6 cm] long. Fasten off. Sew in position at top of side seam as illustrated.