Infant Mittens by Purl Soho

Infant Mittens

Knitting
October 2012
yarn held together
Lace
+ Lace
= Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with larger needles and yarn doubled
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
3-9 Months
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This pattern is available for free.

MATERIALS

  • Main Color (MC): 1 skein of Jade Sapphire’s 2 Ply Cashmere, 100% Mongolian Cashmere. I used the color Ivory. Each skein is approximately 400 yards/ 100 grams; approximately 100 yards required. (NOTE: One skein of Jade Sapphire 2 Ply is enough for 4 pairs of Infant Mittens.)
  • Contrast Colors (CC1 and CC2): 2 skeins of Koigu’s KPM Needlepoint Yarn, 100% Merino Wool. Each skein is approximtely 11 yards; approximately 22 yards required. For the Pink version I used 1155 (CC1) and 1209 (CC2); for the Yellow version, 2100 (CC1) and 2335 (CC2); and for the Teal version, 1500 (CC1) and 3011 (CC2).
  • A set of US 2 (3 mm) double pointed needles
  • A set of US 3 (3.25 mm) double pointed needles

GAUGE
28 stitches = 4 inches in stockinette stitch, using MC doubled on larger needles

SIZE
To fit most 3 to 9 month olds

  • Finished Length from Cuff to Tip: 4 inches long
  • Finished Palm Circumference: 4¾ inches circumference
  • Finished I-Cord Length: 22 to 24-inches long

Designed by Purl Soho designer, Laura Ferguson.