Knitty Gritty Pattern: Itty Bitty Mitts

Itty Bitty Mitts, by Vickie Howell

Leftover scraps of Muench/GGH Goa (50% cotton, 50% xcrylic; 50g, 55 yards per skein) in the following colors: 1 skein 10 Hot Pink (MC), 1 skein 35 Barbie Pink (CC), 1 skein 03 White (CC1)
U.S. size 9 needles
Tapestry needle

Note: Remember that many yarns are seasonal and could be discontinued. If the specific yarn called for is not available, purchase a substitution yarn that comes closest to the specified gauge in your pattern. And be sure to make that all-important swatch to see whether the yarn works for your particular pattern.

Finished size: 2 1/4″ x 3 1/2″

Gauge: 3.75 stitches per inch

(Make 2)
With MC, CO 15 sts. Work in seed stitch (K1, P1 every row) for 5 rows.

Switch to CC and work in stockinette for 4 rows.
Switch to CC1 and work in stockinette for 4 rows.
Switch to MC and work last 5 rows as follows:
Row 1: *K2tog., K1* to end.
Row 2: Purl
Row 3: K2tog. to end.
Row 4: Purl
Row 5: K2tog. twice, K1.

Draw string through remaining live stitches and tie off.

Weave in ends and sew up back seam.