Laura’s Quick & Easy

Big needles makes this a quick project

By: TomLaura@aol.com

Materials:

Classic Elite Dakota (cotton/linen), 1 skein or other sport weight cotton yarn
Needles: Size 7 dps
Gauge: 4.5 sts/inch in K3, P3 rib

Note: The mitt is knit with 2 strands of yarn held together as one .

Cast on 52 sts. Distribute on 3 needles (or 4 if you prefer). Join into a round.

1st round: K
2nd round: P
3rd round: Cast off 10 sts (42 sts remain), then establish pattern — *K3, P3*. Repeat from * to * until end of round

Subsequent rounds: Continue in K3, P3 rib until piece measures 1″ short of desired length.
Next round: *K1, K2tog, P3*, repeat from * to * until end of round
Next round: *K2, P3*, repeat from * to * until end of round
Next round: *K2, P1, P2tog*, repeat from * to * until end of round
Next round: *K2, P2*, repeat from * to * until end of round
Next round: *K2tog, P2tog*, repeat from * to * until end of round
Next round: K2tog across round

Cut off yarn leaving approximately 6″. Using a tapestry needle, draw yarn through remaining sts, pull tightly. Sew end into inside of mitt.