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Valentine Mittens

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Three mittens, two hearts. These Valentine's Holding Hands mittens let you stay close wherever you go. Shown in Patons Classic Wool

Single Size
average lady & average man
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The materials for this project cost $18.74

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To fit:
average lady & average man

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Classic Wool Worsted | Select your Shade, Edit Color
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Takumi Bamboo Double Point Knitting Needles 7" 5/Pkg

Size 5/3.75mm
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Takumi Bamboo Double Point Knitting Needles 7" 5/Pkg

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Materials not included in this kit:

Safety pin.

The materials for this project cost $18.74

Abbreviations

Inc = Increase(ing)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P = purl

rem = remain(ing)

rnd(s) = round(s)

ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together.

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit:
average lady & average man

MATERIALS

Classic Wool Worsted
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Set of four sizes 3.75 mm (U.S. 5) and 4 mm (U.S. 6) double-pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Safety pin.

GAUGE

22 sts and 28 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Right Mitten (make 1 for Her)

**With set of 4 smaller double-pointed needles, cast on 42 (48) sts. Divide sts onto 3 needles, having 14 (16) sts on 1st and 2nd needles and 14 (16) sts on 3rd needle. Join in rnd, placing marker on first st.
1st rnd: *K1. P1. Rep from * around.
Rep last rnd of (K1. P1) ribbing for 2½ ins [6 cm].
Change to larger needles and knit 7 rnds.**
Shape thumb gusset: 1st rnd: K22 (25). Inc 1 st in each of next 2 sts. Knit to end of rnd.
2nd and alt rnds: Knit.
3rd rnd: K22 (25). Inc 1 st in next st. K2. Inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of rnd.
5th rnd: K22 (25). Inc 1 st in next st. K4. Inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of rnd.
7th rnd: K22 (25). Inc 1 st in next st. K6. Inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of rnd. 50 (56) sts.
9th rnd: K22 (25). Inc 1 st in next st. K8. Inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of rnd. 52 (58) sts.
11th rnd: K22 (25). Inc 1 st in next st. K10. Inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of rnd. 54 (60) sts.
13th rnd: K36 (39). Slip last 14 sts onto safety pin (thumb opening). Knit to end of rnd.
***14th rnd: Knit to end of rnd, casting on 2 sts over slipped sts. 42 (48) sts.
Knit in rnds until work after ribbing measures 6 () ins [15 (16.5) cm].
Rearrange sts as follows: 21 (24) sts on 1st needle, 10 (12) sts on 2nd needle and 11 (12) sts on 3rd needle.
Shape top: 1st rnd: 1st needle: K1. ssk. Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1. 2nd needle: K1. ssk. Knit to end of needle. 3rd needle: Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
2nd rnd: Knit.
Rep last 2 rnds until there are 10 (12) sts rem.
Graft 2 sets of 5 (6) sts tog.
Optional: Cast off rem 10 (12) sts. Sew top seam.
Thumb: Join yarn to base of thumb, pick up and knit 2 sts. K14 from safety pin. Divide these 16 sts onto 3 needles. Knit in rnds until work from pick up row measures 2¼ (2½) ins [5.5 (6) cm].
Next rnd: (K2. K2tog) 4 times. 12 sts.
Next rnd: (K1. K2tog) 4 times. 8 sts.
Next rnd: (K2tog) 4 times. 4 sts.
Break yarn leaving a long end. Thread end through rem 4 sts. Draw up and fasten securely.***

Left Mitten (make 1 for Him)
Work from ** to ** as given for Right Mitten.
Shape thumb gusset: 1st rnd: K18 (21). Inc 1 st in each of next 2 sts. Knit to end of rnd.
2nd and alt rnds: Knit.
3rd rnd: K18 (21). Inc 1 st in next st. K2. Inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of rnd.
5th rnd: K18 (21). Inc 1 st in next st. K4. Inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of rnd.
7th rnd: K18 (21). Inc 1 st in next st. K6. Inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of rnd. 50 (56) sts.
9th rnd: K18 (21). Inc 1 st in next st. K8. Inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of rnd. 52 (58) sts.
11th rnd: K18 (21). Inc 1 st in next st. K10. Inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of rnd. 54 (60) sts.
13th rnd: K32 (35). Slip last 14 sts onto safety pin (thumb opening). Knit to end of rnd.
Work from *** to *** as given for Right Mitten.

LOVER’S MITTEN
First Cuff

With set of 4 smaller double-pointed needles, cast on 42 sts. Divide sts onto 3 needles, having 14 sts on each of 3 needles. Join in rnd, placing marker on first st.
1st rnd: *K1. P1. Rep from * around.
Rep last rnd of (K1. P1) ribbing for 2½ ins [6 cm].
Change to larger needles and knit 3 rnds.

Second Cuff
With set of 4 smaller double-pointed needles, cast on 48 sts. Divide sts onto 3 needles, having 16 sts on each of 3 needles. Join in rnd, placing marker on first st.
1st rnd: *K1. P1. Rep from * around.
Rep last rnd of (K1. P1) ribbing for 2½ ins [6 cm]. Change to larger needles and knit 3 rnds.
Joining rnd: K21 from First Cuff. K48 from Second Cuff. K21 from First Cuff. 90 sts.
Change to larger needles and knit 7 rnds.
Shape mitten: 1st rnd: K19. ssk. K1. Place marker. K1. K2tog. K39. ssk. K1. Place marker. K1. K2tog. Knit to end of rnd.
Knit 3 rnds even.
Next rnd: *Knit to 3 sts before marker. ssk. K2. K2tog.
Rep from * once more. Knit to end of rnd.
Rep last 4 rnds 4 times more. 66 sts rem.
Next rnd: Knit.
Next rnd: *Knit to 3 sts before marker. ssk. K2. K2tog.
Rep from * once more. Knit to end of rnd.
Rep last 2 rnds 8 times more. 30 sts rem.
Next rnd: Knit.
Graft 2 sets of 15 sts tog.