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Knit some mitten Christmas tree ornaments.
<b><u>CO+K Crafty Christmas Advent Calendar: </b></u>

Graphic designer and new mom by day, knitter (and spinner and dyer) by
night, Andrea and her inspiringly crafty mom blog together about their
crafting exploits at <a href="http://pinkargyle.com/">pinkargyle.com</a>.

This project was originally published on Pink Argyle at <a href="http://www.pinkargyle.com/mini-mitten-ornaments.html">http://www.pinkargyle.com/mini-mitten-ornaments.html</a>

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  • Step 1

    Cast on
    Cast on 18 stitches. Join in the round
    K1 P1 rib for 1/2 ", or as long as you want the cuff

  • Step 2

    Thumb increase
    K 3, inc 1, K2, inc 1, K 3, K to end
    K 1 round
    K 3, inc 1, K2, inc 1, K 3, K to end
    K 8 st, place the remaining st on a holder.

  • Step 3

    Thumb
    Divide 8 sts on 3 needles, K in the round until thumb is 1/2" – 3/4" or however long you think it should be.
    K2tog for 1 round.
    Break yarn and thread through remaining 4 sts, pull tight and weave in end.

  • Step 4

    Hand
    Put sts on stitch holder back onto needles.
    Pick up 2 sts at thumb gusset and K 6 more onto that needle (back of mitten)
    K 4 onto another needle (half of front of mitten)
    K 4 onto another needle (other half of front of mitten)
    K all rounds until mitten hand is almost to end (about 1")

  • Step 5

    Decrease round
    On 7-st needle, K1, SSK, K to 3 st, K2tog, K1
    On 4-st needle, K1, SSK, K to end
    On 4-st needle, K1, K2tog, K to end

  • Step 6

    Finishing
    Break yarn and thread through sts, pull tight and weave in end.

    In the version photographed, I left the cast-on ends long, and tied them together to hang over the tree.

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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
sooooo cute, i like the cord on the mittens, i had that on my mittens too when i was a kiddo. Adorable, really!
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