Knit Striped Mittens

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Knit Striped Mittens

designed by Brenda Lewis
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Single Size
Approx. 6.5" / 16.5 cm long x 5.5" / 14 cm circumference (around hand, unstretched)
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The materials for this project cost $29.72

Step 1:

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Size:

  • Single Size
Finished Measurements
Approx. 6.5" / 16.5 cm long x 5.5" / 14 cm circumference (around hand, unstretched)

Version

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Contrast A

Simply Soft | Select your Shade, Edit Color
$0.00

Contrast B

Simply Soft | Pistachio, 0003Edit Color
$4.29

Contrast C

Simply Soft | Melon, 0016Edit Color
$4.29

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 5/3.75mm
$3.15

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 6/4mm
$3.95

Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size H8/5mm
$2.20

Aluminum Stitch Holder

1-3/4" 1/Pkg
$1.35

Bead Stitch Markers

Pink 3/Pkg
$7.99

Bent Tip Steel Yarn Needles

Sizes 13 & 16 2/Pkg
$2.50
The materials for this project cost $29.72

Abbreviations

1x1 ribbing (worked back and forth on odd number of sts): = Rnd 1: *K1, p1; rep from * around to last st. K1. Rnd 2: *P1, k1; rep from * around to last st. P1.

1x1 ribbing (worked in-the-round on even number of sts): = Rnd 1: *K1, p1; rep from * around.

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop.

st st = stockinette stitch

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Finished Measurements
Approx. 6.5" / 16.5 cm long x 5.5" / 14 cm circumference (around hand, unstretched)

MATERIALS

Version 1
Simply Soft
Contrast A () 1
Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
Contrast B Pistachio (0003) 1
Contrast C Melon (0016) 1
Version 2
Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
Contrast A Strawberry (0015) 1
Contrast B Pistachio (0003) 1
Contrast C () 1

GAUGE

In Stockinette st, using larger needles, 18 sts and 24 rows = 4"/10cm

INSTRUCTIONS

STITCHES USED
k1-f/b: Knit 1 front and back—Knit next st without removing st from left needle, then knit it through the back loop. (1 st increased)

NOTES

1. Mittens are worked from striped cuff upwards.

2. Mittens are worked back and forth in rows then seamed.

 

MITTEN (make 2)

Color Sequence: *Work 2 rows with A, 2 rows with B, 2 rows with C; repeat from * as needed.

Cuff

With smaller needles and A, cast on 24 sts.

Work in 2 x 2 Rib and color sequence for 12 rows.

Shape for Thumb

Change to larger needles.

Row 1 (increase row – RS): K1-f/b, k to last st, k1-f/b—26 sts.

Row 2 (WS): Purl.

Row 3: K12, place marker (pm), m1, k2, m1, pm, k12—4 sts between markers (for thumb).

Row 4: Purl.

Row 5: K to marker, slip marker (sm), m1, k to next marker, m1, sm, k to end of row—6 sts between markers.

Rows 6 and 7: Repeat Rows 4 and 5—8 sts between markers.

Row 8: Purl.

Divide for Hand and Thumb

Next Row (RS): K12, place these 12 sts on a stitch holder (for hand, on right side of thumb), k8 (for thumb), place rem 12 sts on holder (also for hand, on left side of thumb).

Thumb

Work even in Stockinette st over 8 thumb sts only until thumb measures 1 1/4"/3cm, ending with a WS row.

Next Row (RS): [K2tog] 4 times—4 sts.

Cut yarn, leaving a long tail. Using yarn needle, thread tail through stitches of last row and pull gently to gather. With tail, sew sides of thumb together.

Hand

With RS facing, return 24 hand sts to left needle.

Next Row (RS): Join yarn at beg of 12 sts on left side of thumb, k these 12 sts.

Next Row (WS): Purl across all 24 hand sts.

Work even in Stockinette st over 24 hand sts until hand measures 3 1/2"/9cm from ribbing, ending with a WS row.

Top of Hand

Row 1 (RS): *K2, k2tog; repeat from * across—18 sts.

Row 2: Purl.

Row 3: *K1, k2tog; repeat from * across—12 sts.

Row 4: Purl.

Row 5: [K2tog] 6 times—6 sts.

Cut yarn, leaving a long tail. Using yarn needle, thread tail through stitches of last row and pull gently to gather. With tail, sew sides of hand together.

Cord (make 1)

With crochet hook and A, chain 100. Fasten off.

 

FINISHING

Using yarn needle, sew each end of cord to one mitten. Weave in ends.