Oct
12

Lovely Leopard Mittens

How to knit mittens with duplicate leopard spots to match the Thirty-one Gifts Lovely Leopard Print | Pattern by Vickie Howell #knitting #mittens #leopard #knitmittens

Make your own mittens, or simply embroider a store-bought pair, to match Thirty-one Gifts Fall print, Lovely Leopard. Either way, your look will be spot on!

 


 

Lovely Leopard Mittens 

MATERIALS

  • 1 Ball sport-weight yarn
  • Set of size U.S. 7 (4.5 mm) double-pointed needles
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch markers
  • Scrap yarn, in 2 additional colors

MEASUREMENTS
7 1/2” long / 8″ circumference

GAUGE
18 sts x 24 rows = 4”/10 cm in Stockinette Stitch

HOW TO

Right Mitten:

CO 34 sts. Divide sts evenly among needles. Join round, taking care not to twist. 
CUFF: 
Round 1: *K1, P1; rep from * around. 
Rep Round 1 until piece measures 2” from CO edge. 

BODY:
Divide sts as follows: N1: 9 sts, N2, 18 sts, N3 9 sts. 

THUMB SHAPING: 
Round 1: [K2, k2tog] 3 times. — 9 sts 

Rounds 2 & 4: Knit. 

Round 3: [K1, k2tog] 3 times. — 6 sts 

Round 5: [K2tog] 3 times. –3 sts 

Cut and weave yarn through remaining sts and draw closed. 

Left Mitten:

Work as for Right Mitten, reversing thumb gusset as follows: 

Round 5: N 1: k2, pm, k1, M1, k1, M1, pm, k to end of N 1, k sts on N 1 & 2.

FINISHING

Weave in ends. 

Embroidery: Using scrap yarn, tapestry needle, and chart as a guide, duplicate leopard print motif onto mittens front. 


How to knit mittens with duplicate leopard spots to match the Thirty-one Gifts Lovely Leopard Print | Pattern by Vickie Howell #knitting #mittens #leopard #knitmittens

Get Lovely Leopard Mittens Pattern PDF Here.

 

See Lovely Leopard print bags and scarves from Thirty-one gifts here!

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