Slip It On Head­band & Mitts

An easy-to-make head­band and match­ing mitts are so soft and make the per­fect gift!

Creative Knitting - - CONTENTS - De­signs by Brandyce Pechillo for Lion Brand Yarn

Gauge

20 sts and 30 rows = 4 inches/10cm in Slip St pat with larger nee­dles. To save time, take time to check gauge.

Pat­tern Stitches

1x1 Rib (odd num­ber of sts) Row 1 (RS): K1, *p1, k1; rep from * to end. Row 2: P1, *k1, p1; rep from * to end.

Rep Rows 1 and 2 for pat. Slip St (mul­ti­ple of 4 sts + 3) Note: A chart is pro­vided for those pre­fer­ring to work Slip St pat from a chart. Row 1 (RS): With A, knit. Row 2: Purl. Row 3: With B, k3, *sl 1, k3; rep from * across. Row 4: P3, sl 1; rep from * to last 3 sts, p3. Row 5: With C, k1, sl 1, k1, *k2, sl 1, k1; rep from * across. Row 6: K1, sl 1, k2; rep from * to last 3 sts, k1, sl 1, k1. Rows 7 and 8: Rep Rows 3 and 4. Row 9: With A, rep Row 5. Row 10: P1, sl 1, p2; rep from * to last 3 sts, p1, sl 1, p1.

Rep [Rows 1–10] for pat.

Pat­tern Notes

Work slipped sts on right-side rows with yarn in back. Work slipped sts on wrong-side rows with yarn in front.

When chang­ing col­ors, do not cut yarn; carry un­used yarn loosely along side of head­band and gloves.

Head­band and gloves are each worked flat and then seamed. With smaller nee­dles and A, cast on 91 sts. Work in 1x1 Rib for 6 rows. Change to larger nee­dles and beg Slip St pat.

Work [Rows 1–10] twice, then rep [Rows 1 and 2] once.

Change to smaller nee­dles and with A only, work in 1x1 Rib for 6 rows. Bind off in rib. Cut yarn, leav­ing a 12-inch tail for sewing seam.

Fin­ish­ing

Us­ing tail, sew short edges of piece tog to make a loop. Weave in ends. Block to fin­ished mea­sure­ments.

Mitts

With smaller nee­dles and A, cast on 39 sts. Work in 1x1 Rib for 6 rows. Change to larger nee­dles and beg Slip St pat.

Work [Rows 1–10] 6 times, then rep [Rows 1 and 2] once.

Change to smaller nee­dles and with A only, work in 1x1 Rib for 6 rows. Bind off in rib. Cut yarn, leav­ing a 24-inch tail for sewing seam.

Fin­ish­ing

Block to fin­ished mea­sure­ments. Beg at bound-off end, sew sides of mitt tog for 1 inch. Cut yarn.

Skip next 11/2 inches for thumb open­ing, join yarn and sew rem sides closed.

Weave in ends.

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