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Free Patterns >> Three Leaf Mitts

Designed by Brenda K.B. Anderson
 
One size fits most.
 
Mitts measure: 7" circumference x 9" long.
 
STITCH NATION by Debbie Stoller™ “Full o’ Sheep™”: 1 ball 2925 Passionfruit.
 
Double Pointed Knitting Needles: 3.75mm [US 5].
Place markers (2), stitch holder, yarn needle.
 
GAUGE: 20 sts = 4"; 22 Rounds = 4" in K3, p1 Rib pattern (un-stretched). CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.
 
Special Abbreviations
M1L = Make one left increase: Pick up a loop by inserting left needle from front to back under running yarn between stitches; knit into the back of loop.
M1R = Make one right increase: Pick up a loop by inserting right needle from front to back under running yarn between stitches; slip loop to the left needle and knit into the front of loop.
Skp = Slip 1, k1, pass the slipped st over and off needle.
Ssk = Slip next 2 sts knitwise, one at a time to right needle; insert point of left needle into the fronts of these 2 sts and knit them together from this position.
 
K3, p1 Rib pattern
Round 1: * K3, p1; repeat from * around.
Repeat Round 1 for K3, p1 rib pattern.
 
RIGHT MITT
** Cast on 32 sts: 12 sts on First Needle and 10 sts each on 2nd and 3rd Needles; join, being careful not to twist sts. Work 3 rounds in K3, p1 rib.
 
Begin Leaf Pattern
Next Round: Work Round 1 of Leaf pattern from chart (at end of pattern) across 12 sts on First Needle, work in rib pattern as established to end.
 
Keeping continuity of sts in patterns as established, work in Leaf pattern until Round 33 has been completed. **
 
Increase for Thumb
Next Round: Work correct row of Leaf pattern across First Needle, k3, M1L, k1, M1R, rib to end–34 sts.
Next Round: Work correct row of Leaf pattern across First Needle, k3, p1, pm, M1L, k1, M1R, pm, p1, rib to end–36 sts and 3 sts between markers.
Next Round: Work correct row of Leaf pattern across First Needle, k3, p1, slip marker, M1L, knit to next marker, M1R, slip marker, p1, rib to end–38 sts and 5 sts between markers.
Next Round: Work correct row of Leaf pattern across First Needle, k3, p1, slip marker, knit to next marker, slip marker, p1, rib to end.
Repeat last 2 rounds four more times – 46 sts and 13 sts between markers.
Next Round: Work ribbing to marker, place next 13 sts on holder for thumb, rib to end–33 sts.
Next Round: Work ribbing to marker, p2tog, remove markers, rib to end–32 sts.
Work 3 rounds in K3, p1 rib. Bind off loosely in pattern.
 
Thumb
Place thumb sts from holder onto double pointed needles.
Round 1: Knit around, pick up and k2 sts where thumb meets hand, k2tog–14 sts.
Round 2: Knit even around.
Round 3: Ssk, k2, p1, k3, p1, k2, k2tog–12 sts.
Rounds 4, 5 and 6: [K3, p1] 3 times–12 sts.
Bind off loosely in rib.
 
 
LEFT MITT
Work same as for Right Mitt from ** to **.
Increase for Thumb
Next Round: Work correct row of Leaf pattern across First Needle, rib to last 8 sts of 3rd Needle, k3, M1L, k1, M1R, k3, p1–34 sts.
Next Round: Work correct row of Leaf pattern across First Needle, rib to last 7 sts, p1, pm, M1L, k1, M1R, pm, p1, k3, p1–36 sts and 3 sts between markers.
Next Round: Work correct row of Leaf pattern across First Needle, rib to marker, slip marker, M1L, k to next marker, M1R, slip marker, p1, k3, p1–38 sts and 5 sts between markers.
Next Round: Work correct row of Leaf pattern across First Needle, rib to marker, slip marker, knit to next marker, slip marker, p1, k3, p1.
Repeat last 2 rounds four more times – 46 sts and 13 sts between markers.
Next Round: Work ribbing to marker, place next 13 sts on holder for thumb, rib to end–33 sts.
Next Round: Work ribbing to marker, p2tog, remove markers, rib to end–32 sts.
Work 3 rounds in K3, p1 rib. Bind off loosely in pattern.
 

 
STITCH NATION by Debbie Stoller™ “Full o’ Sheep™” Art. T100 available in 3.5 oz (100 g); 155 yd (142 m) balls.
 
Abbreviations: K = knit; mm = millimeters; p = purl; pm = place marker; st(s) = stitch(es); St st = Stockinette st; tog = together; yo = yarn over; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated
 
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