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Tom & Jerry mittens
Tom & Jerry mittens
Mittens in a rustic wool that will survive Quebec winters!
Extra wide: 9"
- Average (Aran). We suggest the Tuffy, Yarn/Nylon, Medium (Aran), 113g/197m skein from Briggs & Little : lmt.li/briggs-little
- 4 mm double-pointed needles (US 6)
- 2 reference rings
PM Place Marker
AIG Left midsole augmentation. Pick up the thread between the two stitches from front to back. Knit the back loop of this new stitch.
AID Right midsole augmentation. Pick up the thread between the two stitches from back to front. Knit the front loop of this new stitch.
Glm Drag Marker
2 Tog Knit 2 stitches together
- 2/2 rib, stockinette stitch, infill increases, kitchener stitch
18m x 24 rows = 10cm x 10cm in circular stockinette stitch.
Important : Check sample and adjust needle number if necessary.
Step 1: the wrist
Cast on 28, (32, 36, 40) stitches. Distribute these stitches on 3 double pointed needles and join in the round, taking care not to twist the stitches.
Knit 20 rows in 1/1 rib.
Step 2: the gusset
Knit 3 rows in stocking st. Then, knit 14 (16, 18, 20) sts, PM, AIG, PM and finish the row.
Knit a row.
Row 1: Knit to marker, Glm, AID, knit to next marker, AIG, Glm, finish row. (2 stitches are increased between the 2 markers).
Knit 2 rows. Repeat these last 3 rows until there are 11 (11, 13, 15) sts. between the markers ending with an increase row.
Knit one row, then on the next row knit to the first marker, insert the 11 (11, 13, 15) sts. on an auxiliary thread, cast on 2 stitches and finish the row = 30 (34, 38, 42) stitches.
Continue in stockinette st until 3.75 (4, 4.5, 5)” from end of gusset.
Step 3: the tip of the mitten
Knit 15 (17, 19, 21) sts., PM, finish row.
Decrease row : [1 sc, GGT, knit to 3 stitches from marker, 2 tog, 1 sc] repeat one more time.
Repeat this row of decreases: 5 (6, 7, 8) times. There are 10m left. Place the top 5 stitches facing the bottom 5 stitches and sew them in kitchener stitch.
Step 4: Thumb
Take the 11 (11, 13, 15) stitches on hold and distribute them on the 3 double pointed needles. Knit a row and go up at the end of the row on the hand 4 stitches = 15 (15, 17, 19) sts.
Next row: Knit 10 (10, 12, 14) sts, 2 Tog, 1 sc, GGT = 13 (13, 15, 17) sts.
Continue in stockinette stitch over these stitches until 1.75 ( 2, 2.25, 2.5)” from the thumb stitches.
Then begin the decreases for the tip of the thumb as follows:
Knit all sts 2 by 2 ending with a st = 7 (7, 8, 9) sts.
Cut the thread about ten cm from the knitting and pass it through the remaining stitches. Tighten and tuck all the wires.
Knit a second identical mitten.
Option “The Cottage Mitt”
Cast on 28, (32, 36, 40) sts. with ecru wool. Knit 8 rows in 1/1 rib. Join the red yarn and knit one row then 3 rows in 1/1 rib. Cut the red wire. Knit one row in off-white then knit 7 rows in 1/1 rib. Cut the white yarn and join the gray yarn. Continue with step 2 following the basic pattern with the gray yarn.
Tuck in the threads, wash and lay flat to dry.
Hand wash or gentle cycle