Baby mittens and booties are easy to make from leftover fabric. Cuddle fleece is ideal for keeping little hands snug, but soft cotton or a scrap of old t-shirt would work well for creating scratch mitts with an equivalent pattern. The knitting pattern for baby mittens and booties is straightforward to learn.
The easiest to choose the most superficial size is to draw around the baby’s hand as a ‘U’ shape with one fringe of the fold of some paper. Add a touch room for movement and a seam allowance. Keep in mind, though, that new-borns rarely spread their fingers wide, whereas a 1-year-old will roll in the hay all the time, so neonate mitts are often fitted more snuggly.
- One fat quarter for Main Fabric pieces
- One fat quarter for lining
- 2, 4-inch pieces of 1/4 inch elastic
- Insert lining into your main piece. Topstitch around the fringe of your mitten with a 3/8-inch seam ensuring to go away a tiny opening near the opening that’s in your lining.
- If you are making it as a present, a rough guide would be approx. 10cm x 8cm for a newborn and approx 15cm x 10cm for a 1-year-old.
- Then add about 3-4cm extra to the top to fold over to form a pathway for the elastic and enough cuff to travel over the sting of the end of a sleeve.
- Pull your lining out slightly and stitch the opening closed alongside the highest stitch on the surface of the material.
It is easy to make baby mittens and booties with the leftover cloth. One can also buy soft cotton clothes for the baby to not itch them or irritate their skin because their skin is considerably smooth. It is easy, and one can make cute clothing for their toddlers too.