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Mittens No. 2

Cover of a world war two military knitting booklet

from “Guide to Knitting for the Services” by the Australian Comforts Fund, 1940

Using sports wool

Cast on 48 stitches on 2 UK No. 10/3.25mm/US 3needles.

Using 4 ply wool

Cast on 56 stitches on 2 UK No. 12/2.75mm/US 2 needles.

Work in k2, p2 rib for 8½ inches.

Cast off.

Sew up from lower edge for 6 inches, then leave thumb opening of 1½ inches, and sew up the other inch.

The original publication of this pattern is in the public domain, however this modernised and clarified version is copyright Sarah Bradberry, May 31st 2012.