April 7, 2011

Cabled Baby Mitts

I wanted to make a set of newborn mitts to match this Reversible Cabled Baby Hat, so I made up this pattern. Mine were a bit too long so I shortened these. Feel free to steal it, but of course for personal use only. I wrote out the pattern (the abbreviated form in parenthesis)

Yarn: Peaches & Creme, Patio Pinks(Worsted) I found it at a thrift store and I wanted to put this one skein to good use
Needles: US7 (4.5mm) DPNs
CO20 (join in the round)
-8 rows in 1x1 rib (*k1, p1* 8 rows)
-k 8 rows in stockinette (k across)
-k 2, slip two onto cable needle, knit next two, then knit the slipped stitches (*k2, cbl2, k2*) across row, leaving a 4-stitch cable in total
-k 1 row across
-begin decrease: k8, knit 2 together(*k8, k2tg*) across
-k across row
-(*k7, k2tg*)
-k across
-(*k6, k2tg*)
-k across
-(*k5, k2tg*)
-k across
-k2tg across
String through and pull tight

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