Pat-A-Cake Mittens, Infants, Size 1 to 2 Years, Size 3 to 4 Years

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These instructions may be use for either of the 3 sizes. Check yarn and needles for size you wish to make.

Materials—Infants—Fleisher’s Wonderized Babyfair, 1 ball; or Fleisher’s Baby Zephyr, 3-fold, 1 ball.
Double Pointed White Knitting Needles, 2 pairs Size 1.
Gauge: 17 sts = 2 inches

Size 1 to 2 Years—Fleisher’s Casa-Laine Sport Yarn, 1 ball; or Fleisher’s Sweater and Stocking Yarn, 1 skein.
Double Pointed White Needles, 2 pairs Size 2.
Gauge: 15 sts = 2 inches

Size 3 to 4 Years—Fleisher’s Superior Knitting Worsted, ½ skein.
Double Pointed White Needles, 2 pairs Size 3.
Gauge: 6 sts = 1 inch

Cuff—Cast on 44 sts, on 3 needles (14-14-16). Join, work k 1, p 1 ribbing for 24 rounds.

Dec. round—K 2 sts tog 22 times (22 sts). Work 4 rounds ribbing.

Inc. round—K 1 round increasing 1 st in each of the first 2 sts, then in every 2nd st 10 times (34 sts).

Hand—K 10 rounds even. With a colored thread k 6 sts of next round for thumb, slip these 6 sts back to left hand needle, then k again as before, for 17 rounds.

First dec. round—K 2 tog, k 15, k 2 tog, k 15 (32 sts). K 1 round even.

2nd dec. round—* K 2 tog, k 2; repeat from * to end (24 sts). K 1 round even.

3rd dec. round—* K 2 tog, k 1; repeat from * to end (16 sts). K 1 round even. K 2 tog 8 times. Break off, leaving an end. Draw end twice through all 8 sts. Fasten off.

Thumb—Draw out colored thread and pick up 6 sts each side; place these 12 sts on 3 needles. Join yarn, k 14 rounds even. K 2 sts tog 6 times. Finish same as top of mitten. Steam.

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