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I am very much a visual learner, and color is the most important art element to me. I always notice color first. I am an elementary school Visual Arts teacher, K-8. I paint, illustrate, knit, and ...

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Butterfly Mittens

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Butterfly Mittens
Butterfly Mittens
Butterfly Mittens
Butterfly Mittens
Butterfly Mittens
Butterfly Mittens

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic Knitting skills of Knit & Purl stitches. Adding & decreasing stitches (descriptions are in the pattern). Using double pointed needles - no side seams! This pattern has many instructional photos.

Pattern Description:

These mittens were designed to be BEAUTIFUL and practical (with the long double cuffs). They are a fashion statement. Bold colors and a unique design make the child who wears them feel loved, warm, and very special.
These mittens don't require a lot of yarn. Use the yarns suggested (Peace Fleece, Cascade 220, and Plymouth) in Worsted Weight, or use what you have on hand - any worsted weight yarn will do. You will want to make several pairs!
The pattern is 5 pages long, and includes 16 instructional, close-up photos to show just what you need to know.
NOTE: This pattern comes with 2 Bonus Versions: Honey Bee and Ladybug!! - 3 patterns in one!
Happy Knitting!


Body: 9 sts = 2", 15 rows = 2"
Cuff: 10-12 sts = 2", 14 rows = 2"

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Two sizes: 3-4 year old (length w/ cuff 7.25") 5-6 year old (length w/ cuff 8").


  • Double pointed needles in sizes: 3 & 5. Worsted weight yarn.

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