Itty Bitty Mitts

mitts_edited-1I love small projects, they give me a sense of satisfaction in the midst of an ever moving world. Create hundres of this to decorate around this holiday season, or simply to use them as small companions to holiday presents.


Materials

Loom: Loom with 12 pegs in large gauge. Sample was knit with Flower Loom (orange loom) by ProvoCraft. Pattern can be created on another loom with a different gauge but size will vary according the gauge of the knitting loom.

Yarn: Aprox., 30 yards of bulky weight wool. Sample was knit with Lion Brand Thick & Quick

Notions: Knitting tool, tapestry/yarn needle, size G crochet hook

Gauge: 12sts x 16 rows=4 inches

Size: 4 inches x 2 inches

Pattern Notes:

Entire pattern is worked in stockinette stitch (knit every row).
Worked clockwise around the loom (from right to left).
Yarn should be by first peg (on the right side).

Special Instructions:
Wrap: lift the loop that is currently on the peg, take working yarn to the inside of the loom, wrap the peg in counterclockwise direction if peg is on the left side, wrap the peg in a clockwise direction if peg is on the right side. Place the loop back on the peg. Leave the peg with both loops on it and continue as pattern directs.

Abbreviations:
K=knit (upside down purl, or flat stitch)
P=purl
Sts=stitches
rnd: round (all the way around the loom)
row=flat knitting (knit back and forth from peg A to peg B, then from peg B to A)

Directions

Cast on 12sts, join to work in the round

Cuff
Rnd 1-3: *k1d, p1: rep from *to the end of round

Thumb (worked flat on pegs 1-4)
On pegs 1-4: Work 10 rows in knit stitch

Next: work 10 rounds in knit stitch

Bind off: Remove with gather removal method.

Assembly: sew the thumb sides closed

Loop: with hood and beginning yarn tail, work 15 chains. Close the loop by securing the unattached end to the mitt.

Weave ends in. Block if needed. Make one hundred more using all your left over yarns ;). 

2 thoughts

  1. I’m trying to follow the Layette Set pattern in the book “Loom Knitting for Babies & Toddlers.
    Now, I’m pretty good at following directions however, I have run into a wall on this.
    It repeats for 8 rws.
    Rw 1 & 3 are K
    Rw 2: k1, *k3, sl1-k2tog-psso, k3, yo, k1; rep from *
    Rw 4 contains the same sl1-k2tog-psso as Rw 2
    Rw 5 & 7 are p1*k9,p1*
    Rw 8 contains the same sl1-k2tog-psso, in the directions
    There is NO intructions for a Rw 6.
    Now, I’m have trouble with the psso and I’m thinking that this is like a ssk? It really is a lovely set and my daughter is due in late April so I’m pretty sure if I worked consistently I could have it ready in time.

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