Toddler Daycare Mittens by Jana Falls

Toddler Daycare Mittens

October 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
5 stitches and 7 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette
US 8 - 5.0 mm
0 - 200 yards (0 - 183 m)
toddler (ages 1-3)
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My son started daycare recently and his packing instructions included a note that he’d need 2 pairs of mittens. My knitting mom brain immediately knew that I’d need to knit him some, because that way his little hands would be snuggled in wool and my love.

I can guarantee that a mitten will go missing and it seems like the most practical thing is to knit a whole bunch of identical mittens so that if one goes missing, a new one can be pulled out and put into rotation.

This pattern is the result. I was able to get 5 mittens out of a single skein of yarn.