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Free Knitting Pattern: Valentine's Day Mittens

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern #: L0125AD
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SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)

SIZE:
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6-8 (9-12) years
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger size in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Warm up the hands of a child you love with these quick & warm mittens!
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Color (A)
Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 640-099: Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick Yarn: Fisherman
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Color (B)
Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 640-112: Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick Yarn: Raspberry
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To change colors, simply select color name from the drop-down above or else click the swatch you want to change and then click a color below
Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Linen Fisherman Blossom Glacier Sky Blue Cobalt Navy Raspberry
Denim Taupe Oatmeal Barley Grass Lemongrass Pumpkin Citron
Spice Apricot Cranberry Claret Fig Eggplant Charcoal Black
Grey Marble Snapdragon Cilantro Butterscotch Denim Twist Celebration Cabernet Constellation
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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  640-099 Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick Yarn: Fisherman
   ball
 
Note: (A)
•  640-112 Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick Yarn: Raspberry
   ball
 
Note: (B)
Lion Brand Stitch Holders   $  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $  
Additional Materials
Double pointed knitting needles size 11 (8 mm), (set of 4 or 5)
Double pointed knitting needles size 13 (9 mm), (set of 5)
 

Valentine's Day Mittens

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®

GAUGE:

9 sts + 12 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd) with larger needles.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

M1 (make 1) An increase worked by lifting the horizontal thread lying between needles and placing it onto left needle. Knit this new stitch through the back loop.
ssk (slip, slip, knit) Slip next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time, to right needle; insert left needle into fronts of these 2 sts and knit them together.

PATTERN STITCH
K1, p1 Rib (worked in the rnd)
Rnd 1:
*K1, p1; rep from * around.
Rep Rnd 1 for K1, p1 Rib.

MITTEN (make 2)
With smaller needles and A, cast on 12 (16) sts. Divide sts onto 3 needles and join, being careful not to twist sts.
Place marker for beg of rnd.
Work 6 rnds in K1, p1 Rib.
Thumb Gusset
Change to larger needles and B.
Next (Inc) Rnd: K5 (7), M1, k to end of rnd - 13 (17) sts at end of rnd.
Next Rnd: K5 (7), place marker (pm), k3, pm, k to end of rnd.
Next (Inc) Rnd: K to first marker, slip marker (sm), (k1, M1) twice, k1, sm, k to end of rnd - 5 sts between markers.
Next Rnd: Knit.
Next (Inc) Rnd: K to first marker, sm, k1, M1, k3, M1, k1, sm, k to end of rnd - 7 sts between markers.
Next Rnd: Knit.
Next (Inc) Rnd: K to first marker, sm, k1, M1, k5, M1, k1, sm, k to end of rnd - 9 sts between markers.
Next Rnd: Knit.
Next (Inc) Rnd: K to first marker, remove marker, k1, slip next 7 sts to holder for thumb, k1, remove marker, k to end of rnd - 12 (16) sts rem at end of rnd.

Hand
Continuing on these 12 (16) sts only, work in St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd) until piece measures 5 (5 1/2) in. (12.5 (14) cm) from beg.
Next Rnd: K6 (8), pm, k to end.
Shape Top Next (Dec) Rnd: *Ssk, k to 2 sts before marker, k2tog, sm, ssk, k to 2 sts before end of rnd, k2tog - 8 (12) sts at end of this rnd.
Next Rnd: Knit.
Rep last 2 rnds until 4 sts rem.
Cut yarn, leaving a long tail.
Thread tail through rem sts, pull tightly tog, and fasten off.

Thumb
Divide sts from holder onto 3 needles. K7 thumb sts from holder, pick up and k 2 sts along edge of hand - 9 sts. Join, place marker for beg of rnd.
Knit 1 (2) rnd(s).
Next (Dec) Rnd: *K1, k2tog; rep from * around - 6 sts at end of rnd.
Next (Dec) Rnd: (K2tog) 3 times - 3 sts rem.
Cut yarn leaving a long tail.
Thread tail through rem sts, pull tightly tog, and fasten off.

FINISHING
Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing) k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together Pm = place marker
rem = remain(s)(ing) rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s) sm = slip marker
St st = Stockinette stitch st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together  


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