Prairie Fairy Mittens by DROPS Design

Knitted mittens with Nordic pattern in DROPS Lima. Size children 3 - 12 years.

Tags: mittens, nordic,

DROPS design: Pattern no li-011-bn
Yarn group B
Size: 3/5 - 6/8 - 9/12 years
DROPS LIMA from Garnstudio
50 g colour no 0619, beige
50 g colour no 0100, off white
50 g colour no 6273, cerise
50 g colour no 2923, goldenrod
50 g colour no 9018, sea green
50 g colour no 7219, pistachio

DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES SIZE 3 mm - or size needed to get 23 sts x 32 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES SIZE 2.5 mm for rib - or size needed to get 24 sts x 34 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.

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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in American English, please click here.
See diagrams A.1 and A.2. See diagram A.1 for size. Work entire pattern in stocking st.

Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 32-36-40 sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm with beige. Work rib = K 2/P 2 for 4-5-6 cm. Switch to double pointed needles size 3 mm and work 1 round in stocking st while at the same time inc 4-4-8 sts evenly = 36-40-48 sts. Continue with diagram A.1. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION
When 3 rounds in A.1 have been worked, beg inc for thumb gusset – inc on each side of second st on round – inc by making 1 YO, on next round K YOs twisted to avoid holes for thumb gusset. Work thumb gusset according to A.2. Repeat inc every 4th round 2-3-3 more times (inc on each side of all thumb sts, i.e. 2 sts inc between each YO). After all inc are done, there are 7-9-9 thumb sts and 42-48-56 sts in total on needle.
When piece measures a total of 10-12-14 cm, slip the 7-9-9 thumb sts + 1 st on each side of these on 1 stitch holder. Cast on 3 new sts behind sts on stitch holder = 36-40-48 sts on needle. When A.1 has been worked one time vertically, work with beige, on first round inc 0-2-0 sts evenly = 36-42-48 sts.
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 15-17-19 cm, insert 6 markers in the piece, 6-7-8 sts apart. On next round, dec 1 st after every marker by K 2 tog.
Repeat dec every other round 2 more times and then every round 2-3-4 times = 6 sts remain on needle. Cut the yarn and pull it through the remaining sts and tighten tog.
Mitten measures approx. 17-19-22 cm.

Slip the 9-11-11 sts from stitch holder over thumb gusset back on double pointed needles size 3 mm, knit in addition up 5 sts with beige in the edge behind the thumb sts = 14-16-16 sts. Work in stocking st in the round with beige for 3½-4½-5½ cm. On next round, K all sts tog 2 by 2, cut the strand, pull it through the remaining sts, tighten and fasten.

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= off white
= beige
= cerise
= sea green
= goldenrod
= pistachio
= 1 YO between 2 sts, on next round work YO twisted to avoid holes
= K 2 tog

Sara 18.10.2018 - 22:43:

Förstår inte hur man stickar när man gör tumkilen. Om jag förstår det rätt ska man först sticka en maska i början på varvet, göra ett omslag, sticka en maska, göra ett omslag och sen fortsätta med A1. Men jag förstår inte riktigt hur jag ska läsa in diagrammen på nästa varv. Är det de två omslagen och maskan mellan dem som ska stickas enligt A2? Och ska jag göra första maskan innan dessa enligt A1? Och hur/var i diagrammet fortsätter jag efter maskorna för tumkilen?

ROSA 16.11.2016 - 12:31:

Hola, otra duda: si los aum del pulgar se empiezan después de haber completado 3 vtas de A.1, NO coinciden las vtas para tejer con los mismos colores, creo que se debe empezar después de haber completado 2 vtas de A.1, o no es así?? gracias.

DROPS Design 19.11.2016 kl. 18:26:

Hola Rosa. En principio no tenemos correcciones para este patrón. pasaré tu pregunta al departamento de diseño para que lo revisen

ROSA 16.11.2016 - 11:30:

Hola, tengo una duda, para talla 9/12: si los aum del pulgar se hacen a los lados del 2º p de la vta, como se debe hacer el 1º p de la vta? se hace siguiendo el diagrama A.1 o se debe incluir dentro de los p del pulgar siguiendo diagrama A.2? Gracias.

DROPS Design 19.11.2016 kl. 18:18:

Hola Rosa. Los aumentos para el pulgar se trabajan según el diagrama A.2

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