How many stitches do I cast on for mittens?

How many stitches do you cast on for toddler mittens?

Knitting cuff of the super bulky toddler mittens:

Cast on 28 stitches. Join to knit in the round. Rib k1, p1 for 15 rounds.

How many needles do you need to knit mittens?

Pattern includes instructions to knit either in-the-round or flat on 2 needles. It’s a worsted weight knitting project in sizes to fit the entire family.

What size needles for mittens?

For an adult sized mitten, use an aran weight yarn. One ball of each color is plenty. Double pointed knitting needles in size US 1 (2.25mm) for the mini mittens or US 9 (5.5mm) needles for the adult size. You may need a different size of needles, depending on how tightly you knit.

How much yarn does it take to knit a pair of mittens?

Mittens require 75 – 200 yards (worsted), or 60 – 125 yards (bulky).

How long should a child’s mitten be?


Measurement in schematic 3 – 5 years 9 – 12 years
A 3.1″ (8 cm) 4.1″ (10.5 cm)
B 1.8″ (4.5 cm) 2.2″ (5.5 cm)
C 1.8″ (4.5 cm) 2.2″ (5.5 cm)
D 2.5″ (6.5 cm) 3″ (7.5 cm)

How long does it take to knit a pair of mittens?

This easy mittens knitting pattern is an excellent project for anyone who is learning how to knit in the round using the magic loop technique. I wanted to share with you a mitten pattern, that you can make in around 2-3 hours. Scroll down for the free pattern or you can grab your printer-friendly, ad-free PDF here.

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