Yarn

Heart-Stitched Knit Mittens

By  Vickie Howell  for  Yarnspirations

size: 9"x3-1/2"

  • Heart-Stitched Knit Mittens
  • Pattern

Materials

  • Patons Classic Wool Worsted Yarn: Aran, Coral

Tools

  • Set of double-pointed needles, size US 7
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch markers

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, ruler

Abbreviations

BO: bind off
CO: cast on
k: knit
k2tog: knit two together
M1: make 1 stitch
N: needle
P: purl
pm: place marker
rep: repeat
sl: slip stitch
st(s): stitch(es)
tog: together

Project Instructions

    Right Mitten

  • CO 34 sts with Aran. Divide sts evenly among needles. Join round, but do not to twist.
  • Cuff<

  • 1. Round 1: *K1 with Aran, p1 with Coral, rep from * around.
  • 2. Rep Round 1 until piece measures 2" from CO edge.
  • 3. Cut Coral.
  • Body

  • 1. Divide sts as follows: N1, 9 sts; N2, 18 sts; N3, 9 sts.
  • 2. Rounds 1-4: K.
  • Gusset

  • 1. Round 5: K all sts on N1 and N2, N3: k2, pm, k1, M1, pm, k to end.
  • 2. Rounds 6-7: K.
  • 3. Round 8: K to marker, sl marker, k to marker, m1, sl marker, k to end (2 sts increased).
  • 4. Rounds 9-14: Rep Rounds 6-8 twice, increasing 2 sts between markers.
  • 5. Round 15: K to marker, place 10 thumb sts on scrap yarn, k to end.
  • 6. Continue knitting every round until piece measures 8" from CO edge.
  • 7. Next round: [K14, k2tog] 2 times. 30 sts.
  • Top Shaping

  • 1. Round 1: [K2tog, k3] 6 times. 24 sts.
  • 2. Rounds 2, 4, and 6: K.
  • 3. Round 3: [K2tog] 8 times. 16 sts.
  • 4. Round 5: [K2tog] 8 times. 8 sts.
  • 5. Cut yarn, leaving 6" tail. Weave yarn through remaining sts and draw closed.
  • Thumb

  • 1. Sl sts from scrap yarn to two double pointed needles. Using third needle, pick up 2 sts at thumb gap. 12 sts. Divide sts evenly over three needles.
  • 2. Round 1: With Aran, knit.
  • 3. Rounds 2-3: Join Coral, knit.
  • 4. Rounds 4-5: With Aran, knit.
  • 5. Rep rounds 2-5. Cut Coral.
  • 6. Continue knitting with Aran until thumb measures 2".
  • Thumb Shaping

  • 1. Round 1: [K2, k2tog] 3 times. 9 sts.
  • 2. Rounds 2 and 4: K.
  • 3. Round 3: [K1, k2tog] 3 times. 6 sts.
  • 4. Round 5: [K2tog] 3 times. 3 sts.
  • 5. Cut and weave yarn through remaining sts and draw closed.
  • Left Mitten

  • 1. Work same as right mitten, reversing Step 4 thumb gusset as follows: N1: k2, pm, k1, M1, k1, M1, pm, k to end of N1, k sts on N1 and 2.
  • 2. Weave in ends. Using Coral, tapestry needle, and chart as guide, duplicate stitch hearts motif onto mitten fronts.
  • Note: The code HEART2HEART will be valid Dec. 1, 2015 through Jan. 31, 2016 for 20% off Patons Classic Wool Worsted Yarn at www.yarnspirations.com.