Thursday, 16 November 2017

No Trouble - Toddler and Child Mittens





Contrast Cuff Toddler Mittens    Age 2 – 3 years

 

Size:

Length:  5½"  (14cm)

Width:    5"  (12.5cm)  all around

 

Requirements:

DK yarn 

4mm needles

 

Pattern:

Make two mittens

 

CUFF

 

Using contrast colour, cast on 29sts

 

1st Row:  S1, * k1, p1, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2

2nd Row:  S1, * p1, k1, repeat from * to end

 

Repeat last 2 rows 5 more

 

Cut off contrast colour and join in main colour

 

HAND

 

1st Row:       Knit             

2nd Row:       Purl - inc in the first and last stitches                                (31sts)

3rd Row:       Knit

4th Row:       and all following even rows – Purl

5th Row:       K14, inc in next 2 sts, k15                                                (33sts)

7th Row:       K14, inc in next st, k2, inc in next st, k15                          (35sts)

9th Row:       K14, inc in next st, k4, inc in next st, k15                          (37sts)

11th Row:     K14, inc in next st, k6, inc in next st, k15                          (39sts)

13th Row:  K14, inc in next st, k8, inc in next st, k15  (41sts)

14th Row:  P26, turn

 

THUMB

 

K11, turn

 

Working on these centre 11sts only work a further 5 rows

 

Next row:  K2tog, k2tog, k2tog, k2tog, k3tog

 

Cut off yarn leaving a tail. Draw a needle through these 5sts. Draw up tightly and fasten off.

 

TOP

 

With wrong side facing, rejoin yarn to last 15sts left on the needle, purl 15

 

Continue on 30sts, - work 4 rows

 

SHAPE TOP

 

1st Row:  S1, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, k1

2nd Row: and all following even rows – Purl

3rd Row:  S1, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, k1

5th Row:  S1, s1, k1, psso, k5, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k5, k2tog, k1

7th Row:  S1, s1, k1, psso, k3, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k3, k2tog, k1

Cast off purlwise

 

Join the thumb seam, top and side seam. Darn away ends.

 
Decorate with a pretty button or bow
 
 

 

 
Contrast Cuff Child's Mittens              Age 4 - 5 years

 

Size:

Length:  6½ "  (16.5 cm)

Width:    6½"  (16.5cm)  all around

 

Requirements:

DK yarn 

4mm needles

 

Pattern:                 

 

Make two mittens

 

CUFF

Using contrast colour, cast on 35sts

 

1st Row:  S1, * k1, p1, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2

2nd Row:  S1, * p1, k1, repeat from * to end

 

Repeat last 2 rows 6 more

 

Cut off contrast colour and join in main colour

 

 

HAND

1st Row:       Knit             

2nd Row:       Purl - inc in the first and last stitches                              (37sts)

3rd Row:       Knit

4th Row:       and all following even rows – Purl

5th Row:       K17, inc in next 2 sts, k18                                                 (39sts)

7th Row:       K17, inc in next st, k2, inc in next st, k18                          (41sts)

9th Row:       K17, inc in next st, k4, inc in next st, k18                          (43sts)

11th Row:     K17, inc in next st, k6, inc in next st, k18                          (45sts)

13th Row:     K17, inc in next st, k8, inc in next st, k18                          (47sts)

15th Row:     K17, inc in next st, k10, inc in next st, k18                        (49sts)

16th Row:     P31, turn

 

THUMB

 

K13, turn

Working on these centre 13sts only work a further 9 rows

K2tog 5 times, k3tog

Cut off yarn leaving a tail. Draw a needle through these 6sts. Draw up tightly and fasten off.

 

TOP

 

With wrong side facing, rejoin yarn to last 18sts left on the needle, purl 18

Continue on 36sts, - work 6 rows

 

SHAPE TOP

 

1st Row:       S1, s1, k1, psso, k12, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k12, k2tog, k1

2nd Row:       S1, purl to last st, k1

3rd Row:       S1, s1, k1, psso, k10, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k10, k2tog, k1

5th Row:       S1, s1, k1, psso, k8, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k8, k2tog, k1

7th Row:       S1, s1, k1, psso, k6, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k6, k2tog, k1

Cast off purlwise

 

Join the thumb seam, top and side seam. Darn away ends.
 
Decorate with a pretty button or bow


 
I am happy for you to use my patterns for your own use or for charity donations.  
In addition:  You can gift or sell any finished items you make from my patterns.    
However, please do not copy my patterns
 
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Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Christmas Tree Chocolate Orange Cover

Another cute idea for a little gift this Christmas ........
 
 
Fill with a Terry's Chocolate Orange ~
 
 



 
Chocolate Orange CHRISTMAS TREE Pattern
DK YARN
3.5mm knitting needles

Using green yarn ~
Cast on 43sts
1st Row:  S1, *k1, p1, repeat from * to the last 2sts, k2
 
2nd Row:  S1, *p1, k1, repeat from * to end
 
Repeat last 2 rows three times more
 
9th Row:  S1, knit to end
10th Row:  S1, purl to last st, k1
11th Row:  S1, knit to end
12th Row:  S1, knit to end
13th Row:  S1, knit to end
14th Row:  S1, purl to last st, k1
15th Row:  S1, knit to end
16th Row:  S1, purl to last st, k1
17th Row:  S1, knit to end
18th Row:  S1, knit to end
19th Row:  S1, knit to end
20th Row:  S1, purl to last st, k1
21st Row:  S1, knit to end
22nd Row:  S1, purl to last st, k1
 
Shape the top ~
Row 23:     *K5, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1            (37sts)
Row 24:     Knit across row
Row 25:     Knit across row
Row 26:     Purl across row
Row 27:     *K4, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1            (31sts)
Row 28:     Purl across row
Row 29:     Knit across row
Row 30:     Knit across row
Row 31:     *K3, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1            (25sts)
Row 32:     Purl across row
Row 33:     Knit across row
Row 34:     Purl across row
Row 35:     *K2, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1            (19sts)
Row 36:     Knit across row
Row 37:     Knit across row
Row 38:     Purl across row
Row 39:     *K1, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1            (13sts)
Row 40:     Purl across row
Row 41:     Knit across row
Row 42:     Knit across row
Row 43:     *K2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                 (7sts)
Row 44:     Purl across row
Row 45:     K2tog, k2tog, k2tog, k1                                 (4sts)
Row 46:     P2tog, p2tog
Row 47:     K2tog                                                           (2sts)
Fasten off
Cut off yarn
Join seam
Darn away ends
Add a star button or pom-pom
Decorate with tiny buttons or sequins if desired
 

 
For the white tree,
I used white sparkle yarn and eyelash yarn for the 2 knit rows throughout

 
Here are some more ideas ~
 
 
 
 


 
 
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In addition:  You can gift or sell any finished items you make from my patterns.    
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Tuesday, 7 November 2017

ELF HAT for a baby

Just how cute would a newborn look in one of these little Elf Hats?!
 
ELF HAT ~  Newborn & Premature Baby
 
 
Elf Baby Hat                     Newborn
Size:

Width:    5½“ (14cm),   11“ (28cm) all around 
Height:   10“ (15.5cm)
 
Requires:
 
Around 16g of DK yarn in 1,2 or 3 festive colours ~ I used white and red, with a green rib
3.25mm & 4mm needles
 
Pattern:       
Using 3.25 mm needles cast on 63sts for a newborn baby
 
Work 8 rows in rib, increasing one stitch at the end of the last row                 64sts
 
Change to 4mm needles and work 20 rows in stocking stitch (one row knit, one row purl)
 
(If you are making a 2colour stripe hat, change colour after 2 or 4 rows)
 
Continue in the stripe sequence throughout ~
 
Shape Crown
 
Row 1:   K1, * k5, k2tog, repeat from * to end                                  55sts
Row 2:    Purl across row
Row 3:    Knit across row
Row 4:    Purl across row
 
Row 5:   K1, * k4, k2tog, repeat from * to end                                  46sts
Row 6:    Purl across row
Row 7:    Knit across row
Row 8:    Purl across row
 
Row 9:   K1, * k3, k2 tog, repeat from * to end                                 37sts
Row 10:  Purl across row
Row 11:  Knit across row
Row 12:  Purl across row
 
Row 13:   K1, * k2, k2tog, repeat from * to end                                 28sts
Row 14:   Purl across row
Row 15:   Knit across row
Row 16:   Purl across row
 
Row 17:   Knit across row
Row 18:   Purl across row
Row 19:   Knit across row
Row 20:   Purl across row
 
Row 21:   Knit across row
Row 22:   Purl across row
Row 23:   Knit across row
Row 24:   Purl across row
 
Row 25:   K1, * k1, k2tog, repeat from * to end                                 19sts
Row 26:   Purl across row
Row 27:   Knit across row
Row 28:   Purl across row
 
Row 29:   Knit across row
Row 30:   Purl across row
Row 31:   Knit across row
Row 32:   Purl across row
 
Row 33:   Knit across row
Row 34:   Purl across row
Row 35:   Knit across row
Row 36:   Purl across row
 
Row 37:   K1, * k2tog, repeat from * to end                                     10sts
Row 38:   Purl across row
Row 39:   Knit across row
Row 40:   Purl across row
 
Row 41:   Knit across row
Row 42:   Purl across row
Row 43:   Knit across row
Row 44:   Purl across row
 
Row 45:   * K2tog, repeat from * to end                                          5sts
Row 46:   Purl across row
Row 47:   Knit across row
Row 48:   Purl across row
 
Row 49:   Knit across row
Row 50:   Purl across row
Row 51:   Knit across row
Row 52:   Purl across row
 
Row 53:   K1, k2tog, k2tog                                                             3sts
Row 54:   Purl across row
Row 55:   S1, k2tog, psso                                                     
 
Cut off yarns
Fasten off
 
Join seam
Darn away ends
Add a pom-pom
 
 
 

 
Elf Baby Hats                   Premature
Size:

Width:    5“ (10cm),   10“ (20cm) all around 
Height:   9½“ (24cm)
 
Requires:
Around 12g of DK yarn in 1,2 or 3 festive colours ~ I used white and red
3.25mm & 4mm needles
 
 
Pattern:       
 
Using 3.25 mm needles cast on 57sts for a premature baby
Work 8 rows in rib
Change to 4mm needles and work 16 rows in stocking stitch (one row knit, one row purl)
(If you are making a 2colour stripe hat, change colour after 2 or 4 rows)
Continue in the stripe sequence throughout ~
 
Shape Crown
 
Row 1:   K1, * k5, k2tog, repeat from * to end                                  49sts
Row 2:    Purl across row
Row 3:    Knit across row
Row 4:    Purl across row
 
Row 5:   K1, * k4, k2tog, repeat from * to end                                  41sts
Row 6:    Purl across row
Row 7:    Knit across row
Row 8:    Purl across row
 
 
Row 9:   K1, * k3, k2tog, repeat from * to end                                  33sts
Row 10:  Purl across row
Row 11:  Knit across row
Row 12:  Purl across row
 
Row 13:   K1, * k2, k2tog, repeat from * to end                                 25sts
Row 14:   Purl across row
Row 15:   Knit across row
Row 16:   Purl across row
 
Row 17:   Knit across row
Row 18:   Purl across row
Row 19:   Knit across row
Row 20:   Purl across row
 
Row 21:   Knit across row
Row 22:   Purl across row
Row 23:   Knit across row
Row 24:   Purl across row
 
Row 25:   K1, * k1, k2tog, repeat from * to end                                 17sts
Row 26:   Purl across row
Row 27:   Knit across row
Row 28:   Purl across row
 
Row 29:   Knit across row
Row 30:   Purl across row
Row 31:   Knit across row
Row 32:   Purl across row
 
Row 33:   Knit across row
Row 34:   Purl across row
Row 35:   Knit across row
Row 36:   Purl across row
 
Row 37:   K1, * k2tog, repeat from * to end                                     9sts
Row 38:   Purl across row
Row 39:   Knit across row
Row 40:   Purl across row
 
Row 41:   Knit across row
Row 42:   Purl across row
Row 43:   Knit across row
Row 44:   Purl across row
 
Row 45:   K1, * k2tog, repeat from * to end                                     5sts
Row 46:   Purl across row
Row 47:   Knit across row
Row 48:   Purl across row
 
Row 49:   Knit across row
Row 50:   Purl across row
Row 51:   Knit across row
Row 52:   S1, p2tog, p2tog                                                             3sts
 
Row 53:   S1, k2tog, psso                                                     
Cut off yarns
Fasten off
Join seam
Darn away ends
Add a pom-pom
 
 
I am happy for you to use my patterns for your own use or for charity donations.  
In addition:  You can gift or sell any finished items you make from my patterns.    
However, please do not copy my patterns
 
Copyright © 2017 ‘made by marianna’  All Rights Reserved
This pattern (the information and photos) may not be copied or reproduced
or republished on another webpage or website.