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 Free Baby Mittens Knitting Pattern

Free Baby Mittens Knitting Pattern

Posted by Shirley on 9th Feb 2018


With having 3 children myself, 3 grandchildren and more on the way, i know how useful mittens are so I decided to create this simple little knitting pattern for baby mitts
It is made in UK- DK, USA- light worsted, AU-8ply and is for 0-3 months

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20g/3/4 oz

UK Double knitting, USA light worsted (3), AU 8ply

Knitting needles

UK 3.25mm, USA 3

40” (101cm) of ¼” (0.5cm) ribbon


4mm/F crochet hook if making a cord

Tension/gauge; using above yarn and needles, 12sts x 16 rows over st st = 2” (2.5cm) square

Abbreviations: k-knit, p-purl, k2tog-knit 2 stitches together, k2togtbl-knit 2 stitches together through back loop, st st-stocking/stockinette stitch


Using main cast on 32sts

Row 1: * k1, p1, rep from * to end

Rep first row 10 more times

Ribbon row: k2, * yon, k2tog, k3, rep from * to end

Work 17 rows st st starting with a purl row

Next row: k1, k2togtbl, k10, k2tog, k2, k2togtbl, k10, k2tog, k1 (28sts)

Next row: purl

Next row:k1, k2togtbl, k8, k2tog, k2, k2togtbl, k8, k2tog, k1 (24sts)

Next row: purl

Cast/bind off

To make cord if not using ribbon

Ch 90, fasten of yarn

I sewed the ends into the chain

Make up/complete

Sew up seams, sew in all threads, cut the 40” (101cm) of ¼” (0.5cm) ribbon in half and thread through each mitt, make sure to secure it in place with a few stitches

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Until next time

Shirley x

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