I really love these cute little baby mittens.
These are made for charity - but they would make a great little baby shower gift. They are fast to make, and look great in a wide variety of colour combinations.
What a great way to use up small amounts of yarn left over from other projects.
Garter Stitch Ridge Baby Mittens
DK yarn in two colours which look good together4mm knitting needles
Length: 4.5", 11.5cm
Width: 5", 13cm all around
Make 2 mittens.
Using 4mm needles and main colour cast on 29sts.
Work 18 rows in k1, p1 rib
Add in second colour
(do not cut off the first colour, simply carry it loosely up the side and use as required)
* Using second colour work 4 rows in stocking stitch (1 row knit, 1 row purl)
Using first colour knit 2 rows *
Repeat from * to * twice more
Using second colour work 2 rows in stocking stitch
Next Row: K1, s1, K1, psso, k9, k2 tog, k1, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, k1 (25sts)
Next Row: Purl across row
Continue in first colour only
Next Row: K1, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2 tog, k1, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, k1
Knit 3 rows
Next Row: K1, s1, k1, psso, k5, k2 tog, k1, s1, k1, psso, k5, k2 tog, k1 (17sts)
Join top and side seam. Darn away ends.
Decorate with a little ribbon bow or a pretty flower if desired.
You might also like to make a matching hat and bootees ........
instructions here ~