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Dorset Mitts (Child Size)

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Dorset Mitts (Child Size)
Dorset Mitts (Child Size) Dorset Mitts, Ridged Option
Dorset Mitts (Child Size) Dorset Mitts, Plain Option

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on
  • cast off
  • knit stitch
  • purl stitch
  • knitting in the round with dpns

Pattern Description:

Dorset Mitts for little girls feature a gusseted thumb, and dainty, picot edging.

Choose between the sweet and simple version, or the fancier version with ridges at top and bottom.


5 stitches per inch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • small (3-4 yrs, 5.5" circumference)
  • medium (5-7 yrs, 6" circumference)
  • large (8-10 yrs, 6.5" circumference)


  • worsted weight yarn (1 skein will make more than 1 pair)
  • size 6 dpn (or correct size to achieve gauge)
  • stitch holder or scrap yarn
  • tapestry needle

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Berrocco Ultra Alpaca