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Infant mitts

size 3 knitting needles (use for preemie size)
size 6 knitting needles (use for full-term size)
3-ply baby sport weight yarn
darning needle

Mitts Pattern
cast on 48 stitches
R1-4) Work rib stitch for 4 rows. (K1, P1) across.

R5) (K2 tog.) across. (24 st.)

-------------eyelet row----------------
R6) Purl across.
R7) K1, (yo, K2 tog.) across to last stitch, yo, K1. (25 st.)
R8) Purl across.

infant mitts pattern
-----------seed stitch----------------
R9: (K1, P1) across to last stitch, K1.
Repeat row 9, until piece measures 3" total. (preemie size) - 3-1/2" (full-term size)

R10) (k2 tog.) across to last stitch, K1. (13 st.)
Cut yarn off leaving approx. 10" tail.
Thread tail onto darning needle and run through last 13 stitches.
Pull tight & sew seam.
Run ribbon through eyelet row & tie with bow on front.

Copyright ęCheryl Smith, 1998. No commercial use or publication of these patterns is permitted, in print or on the Internet. All copies made for personal noncommercial use must carry this notice. chaosatlanta@gmail.com

This pattern is part of a set. For the matching items, please follow these links: hat and booties