Size 8 straight needles.
2 stitch markers, 1 stitch holder
Large blunt needle
I used Caron Rhapsody. I believe it is discontinued now, but my mother picked this up at the Dollar Tree a while back.
This was my first attempt at knitting mittens..and also writing down what I did. So, hopefully these notes make sense.
pm= place marker
Kfb= knit front & back (makes an increase)
K2tog= knit 2 stitches together (decrease)
K (garter stitch) 8 rows
K1 row, P1 row (stockinette stitch)..repeat for 10 more rows.
K14, pm, k2, pm, k14
K14, sm, Kfb both stitches, sm, k14 (30sts)
K14, sm, Kfb, k2, Kfb, sm, k14 (32sts)
K14, sm, Kfb, k4, Kfb, sm, k14 (34sts)
K14, sm, Kfb, k6, Kfb, sm, k14. (36sts)
K14, sm, Kfb, k8, Kfb, sm, k14 (38sts)
K14, remove marker, slip 12sts onto holder, remove 2nd marker, c.o.2, k14 (28sts with 12sts on holder)
Stockinette Stitch (k 1 row, p 1 row) for 16 rows total.
K2tog, k10, k2tog, k2tog, k19, k2tog (24 sts)
K2tog, k8, k2tog, k2tog, k8, k2tog. (20sts)
K2tog, k6, k2tog, k2tog, k6, k2tog. (16sts)
K2tog, k4, k2tog, k2tog, k4, k2tog (12sts)
Bind off with long tail to sew sides together.
Slip 12 sts onto needle.
Stockinette stitch for 6 rows.
K2tog, k2tog, k2, k2tog, k2tog. (8sts)
(k2tog) 4x (4sts)
Bind off leaving a tail to sew sides together.
Turn inside out, thread needle & sew up side of mitten. Weave in end.
Then, sew up side of thumb & make sure to secure it to the main part of the mitten between thumb and first finger. Weave in end.