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Potluck Wool Mittenettes

size: average adult woman's hand

yarn: Cherry Tree Hill
Potluck Worsted
(OR any worsted weight yarn)

needles: US 7 double pointed

gauge: 5 sts per inch on US 7

abbreviations

st(s) = stitch(es)
sl st = slip stitch
k = knit
p = purl
beg = beginning

m1 = insert left needle in top of loop of stitch that is just below next stitch, knit loop (or pick up stitch with right needle and place it onto left needle)

INSTRUCTIONS

- Using US 7 double pointed needles (or use smaller size needle if you like tight ribbing), cast on 30 sts and divide evenly between 3 needles (10 sts each needle), mark beginning of round
- work k1, p1 ribbing for 12 rounds
- k 8 rounds
- k across next needle
- k across next needle, now move the marker from the beg of the round to the end of this needle. You will now call the next group of sts "needle 1"

INCREASE ROUNDS
work each needle as follows:
round one
needle 1 - k to 2 sts from end, m1, k2
needle 2 - k1, m1, k to end
needle 3 - k across
round two (and ALL even rounds)
needle 1 - k across
needle 2 - k across
needle 3 - k across
round three
needle 1 - k to 2 sts from end, m1, k2
needle 2 - k2, m1, k to end
needle 3 - k across
round five
needle 1 - k to 2 sts from end, m1, k2
needle 2 - k3, m1, k to end
needle 3 - k across
round seven
needle 1 - k to 2 sts from end, m1, k2
needle 2 - k4, m1, k to end
needle 3 - k across
round nine
needle 1 - k to 2 sts from end, m1, k2
needle 2 - k5, m1, k to end
needle 3 - k across
round eleven
needle 1 - k to 2 sts from end, m1, k2
needle 2 - k6, m1, k to end
needle 3 - k across

 

 

round thirteen
needle 1 - k to 5 sts from end, place 5 sts onto holder
needle 2 - place 5 sts onto holder, k to end
needle 3 - k across
- with sts remaining on needles, knit 5 rounds
- work k1, p1 ribbing for 5 or 6 rounds (depending on how long your fingers are, end the ribbing just before the bend in your knuckles)
- bind off in k1, p1

THUMB
- move sts from holder onto 2 dpn needles, distribute evenly (or 4 sts on one, 6 sts on the other so that you know where the beg of the round is)
- with another dp, pick up 4 sts along glove edge
- k 3 rounds (or as long as you want the thumb to be)
- bind off
.

 

FOR LEFT MITTENETTE
work same as right, but at the INCREASE ROUNDS,
work as follows:
round one
needle 1 - k to 1 st from end, m1, k1
needle 2 - k2, m1, k to end
needle 3 - k across
round two (and ALL even rounds)
needle 1 - k across
needle 2 - k across
needle 3 - k across
round three
needle 1 - k to 2 sts from end, m1, k2
needle 2 - k2, m1, k to end
needle 3 - k across
round five
needle 1 - k to 3 sts from end, m1, k3
needle 2 - k2, m1, k to end
needle 3 - k across
round seven
needle 1 - k to 4 sts from end, m1, k4
needle 2 - k2, m1, k to end
needle 3 - k across
round nine
needle 1 - k to 5 sts from end, m1, k5
needle 2 - k2, m1, k to end
needle 3 - k across
round eleven
needle 1 - k to 6 sts from end, m1, k6
needle 2 - k2, m1, k to end
needle 3 - k across

round thirteen
needle 1 - k to 5 sts from end, place 5 sts onto holder
needle 2 - place 5 sts onto holder, k to end
needle 3 - k across -continue as for right mittenette
(continue as for RIGHT mitten)

 

 

 

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