Wednesday, November 08, 2006

No swatch, No Gauge Mittens for Kids



Intended for Charity Knitting
"Every pair will fit some child!"

Materials needed: Yarn and double point needles to make a dense fabric of 4-6 stitches per inch. The mittens pictured used the following needles and yarns:

1. Worsted weight yarn, Size 5 needles.
2. Two strands of fingering weight yarn held together, Size 4 needles.
3. 3-ply tapestry yarn, Size 6 needles (with a simple knit and purl pattern stitch).
4. One strand fingering weight, one strand sport weight held together, Size 5 needles.
5. Worsted weight yarn, Size 5 needles
6. Heavy worsted weight yarn, Size 6 needles
7. 3-ply tapestry yarn, Size 6 needles


Download the pattern here

7 comments:

Mariella said...

Jean these are so beautiful! And now I am going to raid my stash for yarn to combine. Thanks for sharing your pattern.

Sandy said...

Jean...TYou very much for the pattern! Love the red ones! What part of Central TX you in? I'm in Kerrville!

Jean said...

Just outside of Austin...not too far from Kerrville :)

Anonymous said...

thank you so muh for this pattern.I was asked to make mittens for disadvantaged children and this is the first pattern that I could understand.I thank you and the children thank you.

Anonymous said...

Thanks Jean, these are great for a4A. I've downloaded..

Melisa said...

Wonderful! Thanks so much for a great free pattern.

Deb said...

Thank you so much for this pattern! It's perfect for my Charity Knitting Circle! LOVE the one with the knit purl pattern in the body of the mitten.