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My passion is knitting and I have taken up designing in the past year or so. I learned to knit as a teenager and to sew when I was younger. I do some tatting but just don't seem to have the time ...

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Junior Bones Illusion Mitts

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Junior Bones Illusion Mitts
Junior Bones Illusion Mitts
Junior Bones Illusion Mitts

Pattern Description:

Illusion knitting is like magic. In one way, it is stripes but look at it from an angle and you see a design!!! In this pattern, you see the bones of the hand and arm, such as with an x-ray.

This is a scaled down version of an existing pattern. I liked it and wanted to make for the grandkids. It was way too big and bulky. I reduced the number of stitches and added some shaping around the wrist.

This is a quick little knit and you can pretty much use left over lengths of yarn.


10 sts and 11 rows in stst = 2 inches

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Designed for "Juniors" aged 7 - 12.
  • Approx 7" max around wrist
  • Instructions include how to increase size for a person with larger hands/wrists


  • 1 Skein dark worsted weight yarn
  • 1 Skein light worsted weight yarn
  • 4 - US4 (3.5mm) DPNs or 1-US 4 - 40inch circular needle for magic loop
  • Stitch Marker
  • Yarn needle to weave in ends.

Suggested yarn:

100 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Hobby Lobby's I Love This Yarn and/or Caron Simply Soft


one light & one dark