Lithuanian Baby Mittens to Knit Knitting Pattern Download
With striped cuffs and a floral motif, these baby mittens are made in a style frequently seen in the Baltic Sea city of Klaipe.da, Lithuania's third largest city. As you will use only a few yards of each of the contrasting colors, you will have enough yarn left over to make several additional pairs of mittens or perhaps even a small newborn sweater.
Finished Size: 4¼ inches (10.8 cm) circumference and 5 inches (12.7 cm) long
Yarn: Dale of Norway Baby Ull, 100% wool yarn, fingering weight, 180 yards (165 m)/50 g ball, 1 ball each of #5545 Blue (MC), #4504 Pale Pink (CC1), #4516 Medium Pink (CC2), #4227 Fuchsia (CC3), #9013 Pale Green (CC4)
Needles: Needles, set of 4 double pointed, size 1 (2.25 mm), or size needed to obtain gauge, and size 0 (2 mm) for ribbing
Notions: Tapestry needle
Gauge: 18 stitches and 22 rows = 2 inches (5.1 cm) in color pattern
Originally Published: PieceWork, January-February 2008