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Knit some lightning fast mittens with Hill Vintage & Knits, Des Moines
Size:
Women’s Small/Medium (Medium/Large)
Cuff Circumference: 6.5" (7")
Hand Circumference: 7.5" (8")

Abbreviations:
DPN’s - Double Point Needles
CO – Cast on
K2tog – Knit 2 sts together
LLI – Left Lifted Increase
RLI – Right Lifted Increase
SM – Slip marker to other needle
PM – Place marker

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  • Step 1

    Directions:
    CO 12(16) stitches on DPN’s. Join in the round. Be careful not to twist stitches. Place marker between stitch
    1 and 2 on first needle.
    For size small cast on 4 stitches over three needles. For size medium cast 6 stitches on needle 1, 6 stitches on needle 2
    and 4 stitches on needle 3.
    Cuff: *K1, P1; repeat from * to end of round. Repeat until work measures 2.5”.
    Knit for 2(3) rounds.
    Next row: *K3(4), LLI; repeat from * to end of round. 16 (20) sts.

  • Step 2

    Thumb Gusset:
    Row 1: K1, SM, K1, PM, k to end.
    Row 2: K to M, SM, LLI, K1, RIL, SM, K to end. (3 sts between markers)
    For S/M knit 1 row. For M/L knit 2 rows.
    Next Row: K to M, SM, LLI, K3, RLI, SM, K to end. (5 sts between markers)
    For S/M knit 1 row. For M/L knit 2 rows.
    Next Row: K1, SM, sl next 5 sts on to stitch holder, remove marker, knit to end of round. 15(19) sts.
    Knit until piece fits to end of your pinkie finger, or approximately 8(9)” from cast on edge.
    Start decreases. Next Row: *K3, k2tog; rep from * 2 more times, knit to end of row. 12(16) sts. Knit 1 row.
    Next R: *K2, k2tog; rep from * to end of round. 9(12) sts. Knit 1 row.
    Next R: *K1, k2tog; rep from * to end of round. 6(8) sts.
    Break yarn and with darning needle pull through remaining sts. Weave in ends

  • Step 3

    Thumb:
    Slip stitches on holder onto needles. Pick up and knit 5 sts in gap. 10 sts.
    Next R: K2tog, k until 2 sts are left in round, K2tog. 8sts.
    Knit until piece comes to tip of thumb. K2tog around. Break yarn and pull through remaining sts. Weave in ends.

  • How to make mittens. Lightning Fast Mittens - Step 4
    Step 4

    Left Lifted Leaning Increase (LL1)

    Step 1: Insert your right needle from back to front underneath the second stitch below.

  • How to make mittens. Lightning Fast Mittens - Step 5
    Step 5

    Step 2: Place this stitch on the left needle.

  • How to make mittens. Lightning Fast Mittens - Step 6
    Step 6

    Step 3: Knit it through the back loop

  • How to make mittens. Lightning Fast Mittens - Step 7
    Step 7

    Right Lifted Leaning Increase (RL1)

    Use your right needle to pull the stitch one row below the first stitch on your left needle.

  • How to make mittens. Lightning Fast Mittens - Step 8
    Step 8

    Place the stitch on the left needle and knit.

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