Skill level: easy
1 pack Lion Brand Yarn Bonbons in Beach, which comes with 8 mini skeins. – You need less than a skein of orange to complete the ornament.
size US 3 (3.25 mm) knitting needles, double-pointed or long circulars
stitch holder or scrap yarn
sewing needle & thread
Abbreviations & Terms
CO – cast on
sts – stitches
rnd – round p – purl
rep from * – repeat the instructions following the asterisk as directed
(Y rnds) – Y indicates the number of times to repeat the round
k2tog – knit 2 sts together
ssk – slip one st as if to knit, slip one as if to purl, k2 sts together through the back loop
(X sts) – X indicates the number of sts that will now be on your needle
BO – bind off
kitchener stitch – a seaming technique used to graft live sts together. Here is a tutorial.
M1R – make 1 right-leaning stitch. Here’s a tutorial.
M1L – make 1 left-leaning stitch. Here’s a tutorial.
Gauge & dimensions: 22 sts & 28 rows over 4 inches, knit in stockinette stitch. Laid flat, the mitten measures approximately: 4” in circumference & 3.25” from cast on to bind off.