Classic Mittens No. 615 by Bernhard Ulmann Co.

Classic Mittens No. 615

January 1953
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
6 stitches and 9 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
2-4 years, 5-7 years , 8-10 years, women's, men's
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Out of print. This pattern was available for free.

Available in three variations:

Classic Mittens--Use instructions as given.

Striped Mittens--Use same instructions, working 2 rounds or 2 rows of each of 2 or more colors.

Stop-and-Go Mittens--Use same instructions with the design for Children’s Safety Mittens No. 637

Can be adapted to fit smaller child or larger adult by decreasing or increasing amount of cuff stitches and adapting the numbers throughout the pattern.

Instructions are given for working with 3 DPNs or 2 straight needles. Easy to adapt to Magic Loop method with circular needles.

Charted snowman included in pattern for adding decoration to child sizes as desired.

This is a versatile basic mitten pattern in many sizes and is easy to follow. The left column has instructions matched with the size measurement numbers in the right column. The instructions call for ounces of yarn per size, not yardage.

Tip: acquire 2 measurements to properly size this pattern. 1) length of the thumb from where it joins the index finger to the tip, 2) length of hand from wrist to tip of longest finger.

Details from Nomis Vol. 29, Gloves and Mittens (c) 1988
Classic Mittens No. 615

Four Needle Mittens start on page 14
Two-Needle Mittens start on page 16
Text table provides pattern details for all sizes.

Yarn weight: Knitting Worsted
Fleisher’s or Bear Brand Twin-Pak Knitting Worsted; or
Fleisher’s or Bear Brand Twin-Pak Win-Knit
Needles: Size 4 (straight or dpns)

6 sts = 1 inch
9 rounds or rows = 1 inch

Options are provided for:

Striped Mittens
Use same instructions, working 2 rounds or 2 rows of each of 2 or more colors.

Women’s Mittens
May be trimmed with colored sequins and beads or as desired.

Children’s Snowman Mittens
Shown on Front Cover
Use same instructions and embroider snowman with Angora on back (chart provided on p. 26)

Ed. note: Snowman chart for No. 615 is different from the colorwork chart for No. 635

Bernhard Ulmann Co.
Nomis Yarn Co.

For more 2-needle variations, see Nomis Vol. 44 Two-Needle Mittens