Newborn Scratch Mitts and Beanie

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Newborn Scratch Mitts and Beanie Pattern


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Knitting: Newborn Scratch Mitts and Beanie
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details









Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round
  • Garter Stitch
  • k1f&b - knit one stitch in the front and the back of the loop
  • inc1 - increase 1 st - instructions given for an invisible increase stitch
  • k2tog - knit 2 stitches together
  • ssk - slip a stitch, slip the next stitch, knit the 2 stitches together

Pattern Description:

Make one for a newborn gift or make dozens to donate to hospital nurseries!

The projects start out using the double pointed needles as you would straight needles by knitting in the Garter Stitch. Then the projects are turned and continued by knitting (only the knit stitch) in the round on the double pointed needles.

This is an easy and quick project!!


6.75 sts and 10 rounds = 1 inch in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Mittens - cuff circumference 3.5 inches; hand circumference 5 inches, length 4.75 inches
  • Beanie - circumference 10.5 inches; length with rolled brim 4.25-4.5 inches


  • Super Fine (#1) fingering yarn - 130 yards
  • US size 2 double pointed needles

About Designer

About Designer

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I have been knitting for 57 years and since the grandchildren arrived have been knitting daily. I decided I wanted to create easy predominantly seamless knitting projects because I love knitting in the round, and more important I hate to sew pieces together!

I have had many wonderful comments from knitters who have created items from my patterns and like their finished projects, but should ...

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