Craft: Knitted Infant Thumbless Mittens

This is the perfect gift for a baby born during the winter months.

Infant's Thumbless Mittens

Size: 6 months to 1 year

Use 4 ply yarn (approx. 2 oz.) and 1 pair standard No. 3 needles


Modifications have been made to pattern.

RIGHT MITTEN: Cast on 36 sts. Work in ribbing of K 1, P 1, for 15 rows. Work beading on next row as follows: *K 1, Y O, K 2 tog.; repeat from * across row. Work in ribbing of K 1, P 1, for 2 rows, then work in pattern as follows:

Row 1 (right side), knit.

Row 2 - * K 1, P 2; repeat from * across row. Repeat above 2 rows until piece measures 2 1/2 inches from ribbing. Decrease tip of mitten as follows: Row 1 - *K 2 tog., K 1; repeat from * across row. Row 2 - P 2 tog. across row. Row 3 - K 2 tog. across row. Draw remaining sts tog. and fasten off. Sew side seam. Using an E or F crochet hook make a chain 16 in. long to draw through beading on mitten.

Leave long tails on both ends of chain and using a yarn needle weave in ends along back side of chain, clip off yarn.

LEFT MITTEN: Work as given for right mitten. I knit right and left mittens at the same time.

Infant Knitted Hat

The pattern I used was Bev's Knit 'Kid-Lid' (pattern by Beverly A Qualheim - (C) 2002 - 2008

I used size 13 knitting needles and knitted the hat until it measured 6 1/2 inches long.

Source: Mitten pattern from Jack Frost Two-Needle Mittens, Copyright 1955.

By MCW from Lewiston, NY


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