MINNESOTA WINTER HAT by Beth (&
matching kids mittens- by Bev Q)
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(Copyright 2001, 2014 Beth Koskie)
Size 10.5 needles
Double strand worsted weight
(or you can use bulky/chunky yarn)
Note: size given for men;
teens and schoolage children give in ( ).
Start at lower edge:
Cast on 70 (66 – 62 – 58)
Row 1: Work in ribbing of
k2, p2 across.
Row 2: Work in ribbing of
p2, k2 across.
Repeat these two rows for
pattern, for 12 (11 – 10 – 9) inches, ending on wrong side (row 2).
To shape crown:
Row 1: K2 tog, *p2, k2 tog,
repeat from * across.
Row 2: P1, *k2 tog, p1,
from * across.
Row 3: K1, p1 across.
Row 4: P1, k1 across.
Row 5: K2tog, p2 tog
Cut yarn, leaving approximately 15-20”; with yarn needles, draw yarn
remaining stitches and pull tight. Sew seam along side and turn
side out; fold “cuff” back.
Needle KNIT MITTENS FOR KIDS
(pattern by Bev
Sizes: 6-8 (9-10)
2 oz 4 ply yarn
2 stitch holders and sewing
Knitting needles size 8
CUFF: Cast on 28 sts.
in ribbing of k1, p1 for 12 rows.
HAND: Row 1: inc 1 st in
of first 2 sts, k across, inc 1 st in each of last 2 sts - 32 sts.
Row 2and All even
Row 3: K 15, place marker
on needle, inc in each of the next 2 sts, place a marker on needle, k
Row 5: K 15, sl marker, inc
in next st, k2, inc in next st, sl marker, k 15. Continue
increase 1 st after first marker and before 2nd marker every k row
there are 12 sts between markers.
Row 12: P 16; sl sts to a
holder, removing marker; p 10 (thumb); sl remaining 16 sts to another
THUMB: Work even for 6 (8)
rows. K 2 tog across next row. Break yarn; leave end for
Run yarn through remaining sts, draw up tightly and fasten. Sew
TOP: Join yarn at beg of 2nd
holder, p to end of row. Work even on 32 sts for 14 (16) rows.
SHAPE TOP: Row 1: (k 2 tog,
k2) 8 times.
Row 2: P
Row 3: (k2 tog, k1) 8 times.
Row 4: P
Row 5: K 2 tog across. Break
yarn; run through remaining sts and fasten.
Make a 2nd mitten in the
Sew up seams. I often
use a hair brush to brush the inside of each mitten and make them
Adult sized mittens pattern can be found here.
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