Knitting materials and knitting tools:
<> Double-pointed knitting needles 9 (US 13/UK 00). You can use circular needles and magic loop method.
<> Lion Brand Wool, Ease Thick & Quick – 20% wool, 80% acrylic. Color of your choice.
<> Tapestry needle or hook, scissors.
Super bulky toddler knit mittens size:
Hand circumference: perfectly fit 12-13 cm
Gauge: 10 stitches in = 4 inches in stockinette
Common abbreviations of knitting stitches:
K – knit
P – purl
Pm – place marker
skpo – Slip, Knit, Pass Over: Slip one stitch to the right needle knitwise, knit in the next stitch and drop this stitch off the left needle, insert the left needle into the slipped stitch, pass it over the knit stitch and it’s done.
K2tog – knit two together
M1L – make one left increase: make 1 left: pick up bar bringing left hand needle from the front to the back, then knit the bar through the back loop
M1R – make one right increase: pick up bar bringing left hand needle from the back to the front, then knit the bar through the front loop
Inc – increase: cast on stitch
Toddler-size bulky knit mittens pattern
Knitting the cuff
Cast on 12 stitches. Join to knit in the round. Rib k1, p1 for 6 rounds.
Round 7-9: work rounds in stockinette stitch.
Knitting gusset section
Round 10: k5, pm, M1R, k1, M1L, pm, k6
Round 11: knit in stockinette stitch.
Round 12: k5, pm, M1R, k3, M1L, pm, k6
Round 13: knit in stockinette stitch.
Round 14: k5, inc 1 (to replace the original 1 stitch that we used in the thumb gusset), place next 5 sts on a stitch holder or to a scrap yarn, k6
Rounds 15-19: work rounds in stockinette stitch
Shaping the top
Round 20: [skpo, k2, k2tog] – repeat twice
Round 21: [skpo, k2tog] – repeat twice
Cut the yarn, leaving 10-15 cm tail. Pull yarn through remaining 4 stitches. Pull the hole tight and weave in.
Knitting the thumb
Pick up 5 stitches from the stitch holder and pick up and knit 1 more stitch
around the gap to have in total 6. Do not worry you might have some holes
that we are going to sew later.
Rounds 1-4: work rounds in stockinette stitch
Round 5: [k2tog] – 3 times
Cut the yarn, leaving 10-15 cm tail. Pull yarn through remaining 3 stitches. Pull
the hole tight and weave in.
Use tail from where you have attached yarn and sew all gaps.