Patons® Classic Wool Valentine Mittens

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by Patons® Design Team

Patons® Classic Wool Valentine Mittens

We're loving how the Patons® Classic Wool Valentine Mittens let you and your sweetheart stay warm … and hold hands … with the same set of mittens!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 22 sts and 28 rows (4 inch) with larger needles to knit gloves that will fit most men and women. Save time, check your gauge. If the needles listed under supplies does not work, use the size that allows you to obtain the required gauge. Download template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere and the grafting pattern. Note: Pattern is written for the lady's size with changes for the man's size in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow a pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.
  • 2
    Right Mitten: (make 1 for Lady) **With set of 4 smaller double-pointed needles, cast on 42 (48) sts. Divide sts onto 3 needles, having 14 (16) sts on 1st and 2nd needles and 14 (16) sts on 3rd needle. Join in rnd, placing marker on first st. 1st rnd: *K1. P1. Rep from * around.Rep last rnd of (K1. P1) ribbing for 2-1/2 inch.
  • 3
    Change to larger needles and knit 7 rnds.**
  • 4
    Shape thumb gusset: 1st rnd: K22 (25). Inc 1 st in each of next 2 sts. Knit to end of rnd. 2nd and alt rnds: Knit. 3rd rnd: K22 (25). Inc 1 st in next st. K2. Inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of rnd. 5th rnd: K22 (25). Inc 1 st in next st. K4. Inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of rnd. 7th rnd: K22 (25). Inc 1 st in next st. K6. Inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of rnd. 50 (56) sts. 9th rnd: K22 (25). Inc 1 st in next st. K8. Inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of rnd. 52 (58) sts. 11th rnd: K22 (25). Inc 1 st in next st. K10. Inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of rnd. 54 (60) sts. 13th rnd: K36 (39). Slip last 14 sts onto safety pin (thumb opening). Knit to end of rnd. ***14th rnd: Knit to end of rnd, casting on 2 sts over slipped sts. 42 (48) sts. Knit in rnds until work after ribbing measures 6 (6-1/2) inch.
  • 5
    Rearrange sts as follows: 21 (24) sts on 1st needle, 10 (12) sts on 2nd needle and 11 (12) sts on 3rd needle.
  • 6
    Shape top: 1st rnd: 1st needle: K1. ssk. Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1. 2nd needle: K1. ssk. Knit to end of needle. 3rd needle: Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1. 2nd rnd: Knit. Rep last 2 rnds until there are 10 (12) sts rem. Graft 2 sets of 5 (6) sts tog (see page 3 of template).
  • 7
    Optional: Cast off rem 10 (12) sts. Sew top seam.
  • 8
    Thumb: Join yarn to base of thumb, pick up and knit 2 sts. K14 from safety pin. Divide these 16 sts onto 3 needles. Knit in rnds until work from pick up row measures 2-1/4 (2-1/2) inch. Next rnd: (K2. K2tog) 4 times. 12 sts. Next rnd: (K1. K2tog) 4 times. 8 sts. Next rnd: (K2tog) 4 times. 4 sts. Break yarn leaving a long end. Thread end through rem 4 sts. Draw up and fasten securely.***
  • 9
    Left Mitten: (make 1 for Man) Work from ** to ** as given for Right Mitten.
  • 10
    Shape thumb gusset: 1st rnd: K18 (21). Inc 1 st in each of next 2 sts. Knit to end of rnd. 2nd and alt rnds: Knit. 3rd rnd: K18 (21). Inc 1 st in next st. K2. Inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of rnd. 5th rnd: K18 (21). Inc 1 st in next st. K4. Inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of rnd. 7th rnd: K18 (21). Inc 1 st in next st. K6. Inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of rnd. 50 (56) sts. 9th rnd: K18 (21). Inc 1 st in next st. K8. Inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of rnd. 52 (58) sts. 11th rnd: K18 (21). Inc 1 st in next st. K10. Inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of rnd. 54 (60) sts. 13th rnd: K32 (35). Slip last 14 sts onto safety pin (thumb opening). Knit to end of rnd. Work from *** to *** as given for Right Mitten.
  • 11
    Lover’s Mitten: First Cuff: With set of 4 smaller double-pointed needles, cast on 42 sts. Divide sts onto 3 needles, having 14 sts on each of 3 needles. Join in rnd, placing marker on first st. 1st rnd: *K1. P1. Rep from * around. Rep last rnd of (K1. P1) ribbing for 2-1/2 inch.
  • 12
    Change to larger needles and knit 3 rnds.
  • 13
    Second Cuff: With set of 4 smaller double-pointed needles, cast on 48 sts. Divide sts onto 3 needles, having 16 sts on each of 3 needles. Join in rnd, placing marker on first st. 1st rnd: *K1. P1. Rep from * around. Rep last rnd of (K1. P1) ribbing for 2-1/2 inch.
  • 14
    Change to larger needles and knit 3 rnds.
  • 15
    Joining rnd: K21 from First Cuff. K48 from Second Cuff. K21 from First Cuff. 90 sts. Change to larger needles and knit 7 rnds.
  • 16
    Shape mitten: 1st rnd: K19. ssk. K1. Place marker. K1. K2tog. K39. ssk. K1. Place marker. K1. K2tog. Knit to end of rnd. Knit 3 rnds even. Next rnd: *Knit to 3 sts before marker. ssk. K2. K2tog. Rep from * once more. Knit to end of rnd. Rep last 4 rnds 4 times more. 66 sts rem. Next rnd: Knit. Next rnd: *Knit to 3 sts before marker. ssk. K2. K2tog. Rep from * once more. Knit to end of rnd. Rep last 2 rnds 8 times more. 30 sts rem. Next rnd: Knit.
  • 17
    Graft 2 sets of 15 sts tog (see page 3 of template).
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Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Patons® Classic Wool Yarn Bright Red 104209914 (3)
  • Clover Takumi Bamboo Premium Knitting Needles Double Point 7 inch No. 5/3.75 mm 104236695
  • Clover Takumi Bamboo Premium Knitting Needles Double Point 7 inch No. 6/4.0 mm 104236676
  • Safety Pin
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