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Tiny mittens

Tiny Mittens (HKP)

Submitted by Mary Garratt
Not all units use mitts this small, but as we have had a request from one who do not use cardigans for tinies in the incubators but they do use mitts, here are some little ones. Thanks to Mary Garratt from Sandbach.

NOTE: Any unauthorized use, reproduction or sale of the knitting patterns is strictly prohibited. You may use this website and the knitting patterns for limited non-commercial, educational and personal use only. If you need clarification, email the team: stoke@bbc.co.uk

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Using 3.25 (No 10) needles and 4 ply wool.(3ply may be used if wanted even smaller)

Use needles to suit

These mittens when finished in 4 ply wool measure approx 11/2" x 2" (4cm x 6cm) for the smaller ones and 13/4" x 3" ( 5cm x 8cm ) for the larger ones. They would be slightly smaller of course in 3ply

Please use white, or pastel colours

MAKE TWO

Cast on 25 stitches

Work 3 rows in moss stitch (knit 1 purl one,start each row with knit stitch) or knit 1 purl one rib.

Next row:-- Work 4 (10) rows in stocking stitch (knit 1 row.purl 1 row) beginning with a knit row.

Next :--Work eyelet row . Knit 2. *( wool forward, knit 2 together) *repeat to last stitch. Knit 1.

Next row:-Purl 11 stitches, Purl stitches, 12 & 13 together, Purl 12. (24 stitches)

Next row:- Work 8 (10) rows in stocking stitch, beginning with a knit row

Next row:-- Work 4 rows as follows to shape top.

Row 1. Knit 1, knit 3 together, knit 5, knit 3 together through back loop, knit 3 together, Knit 5, knit 3 together through back loop, knit 1.

Row 2. Purl.

Row 3. Knit 1, Knit 3 together, knit1, knit 3 together through back loop, knit 3 together knit1, knit 3 together through back loop. Knit 1

Row 4. Purl

Next row:-- Cast off

Sew side and top seam

Thread ribbon through eyelets

last updated: 25/08/08
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