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Sunday, October 30, 2011

Easy Knit Baby Mittens

This is a great little pattern when you need to make a baby gift FAST!
The Baby Mitts can be made in no time at all. This is an awesome go-to gift item when you need something sweet and handmade but don’t have lots of time to get it done.

Size 4 mm (5 US) needles
DK weight yarn Blue and White or Pink and White
21.5 sts= 4 inches (10 cm)

With  pink or blue cast on 28 sts and work in K2, p2 for 8 rows
work in St st for 2 rows.,
Eyelet row: k1,*yo,k2tog, k1, rep from* to end
next row purl
Knit 1 row
Purl 1 row
change to white knit 6 rows st st
Change to pink or blue
Work 2 rows St st
Next row: (k2tog, k11) twice, k2tog - 25 sts
Next row: purl
Next row: k2tog, k10, k2tog, k to last 2 ts, k2tog - 22 sts
Next row: purl

Next row: (k2tog, k8) twice, k2tog - 19 sts
Next row: purl
BO. Cut yarn, leaving a long length of yarn for sewing side seam
Note: The mittens can be made larger by increasing the number of stitches by increments of 4 stitches and then adding length as needed.

I always had these little thumbless mitts on my daughter when she was tiny but my version always had a string to attach them. I would run the string through the sleeves of her sweater or jacket. Nowadays I am not sure if this is considered safe so I didn’t add a string to the pattern. Mittens on a string sure are cute though!

Have fun with your tiny Baby Mitts!


  1. Thank you so much for posting this. I'm a beginner with lots of yarn and four kids who have a lot of scarves and hats because that's all I can make, but I think I can do these! I will post again after I try and let you know.