Texting Mittens

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One skein of Bargain Bunny needed.

One set of size 3 double pointed needles.

Cast on 44 stitches.  Divide among three needles.

Work knit 2, purl 2 ribbing for 2 1/2 inches.

Change to stockinette stitch (knit every row) and work three rows even.

Begin increasing for the thumb on the next row by increasing in the first stitch, knit one, increase in the next stitch, knit to end.

Work two rows even.

Increase in first stitch on next row, knit three stitches, increase in next stitch, knit to end.

Work two rows even.

Continue increasing for thumb as started until you have 13 stitches between the two increase stitches. 

Work two rows even after last increase.

Slip 15 thumb stitches to holders at beginning of next row, cast on three stitches and work even on hand stitches above separation for thumb for 1 1/2 inches (or to desired length). 

Work four rows of knit 2, purl 2 ribbing.  Bind off.

Place thumb stitches on needles, pick up 5 stitches along hand, work thumb stitches even for 1 inch (or to desired length). 

Work four rows of knit 2, purl 2 ribbing.  Bind off.