The World's Simplest Mittens by tincanknits
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The World's Simplest Mittens

Knitting
December 2016
Any gauge - designed for any gauge ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette on larger needles
US 0 - 2.0 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
70 - 300 yards (64 - 274 m)
toddler (child, adult S, M, L)
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download


The World’s Simplest Mittens - by Tin Can Knits



Sometimes winter catches you by surprise and you need a pair of mittens, quick! These are a perfect quick knit or a blank canvas for mitten fun!



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Pattern Info

Sizing
toddler (child, adult S, M, L)
fits hand: 5 (6, 7, 7.75, 8.5)” around
mitten length: 7.25 (8.5, 10.5, 12, 13)” from cuff to finger tips (adjustable)
cuff length: 2.5 (2.5, 3, 4, 4)” (adjustable)

Yarn
fingering weight: 140 (160, 210, 260, 300) yards
DK weight 100 (120, 160, 190, 220) yards
worsted weight: 90 (100, 130, 160, 200) yards
chunky weight: 70 (80, 120, 150, 190) yards

(samples shown in Madelinetosh Tosh DK in ‘tomato’, SweetGeorgia Superwash Worsted in ‘juicebox’, Rainbow Heirloom Sweater in ‘princess rockstar’, and Sweet Fiber Cashmerino Worsted in ‘spanish coin’)

Needles
fingering: US #0 / 2mm and US #2 / 2.75mm
DK: US #3 / 3.25mm and US #5 / 3.75mm
worsted: US #5 / 3.75mm and US #7 / 4.5mm
chunky: US #6 / 4mm and US #8 / 5mm
DPNs in both sizes or long circulars for magic loop (or as required to meet gauge)

Gauge
fingering: 26 sts & 36 rounds / 4”
DK: 24 sts & 32 rounds / 4”
worsted: 20 sts & 28 rounds / 4”
chunky: 18 sts & 24 rounds / 4”
(all gauges given in stockinette on larger needles)

Notions
darning needle, stitch marker

Helpful Tutorials
Let’s knit a super simple mitten



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