by Craftbits (shellie wilson)
What you need
8 ply (double worsted yarn)
Cast on 20sts
Garter stitch 6 rows
Next row K 6 stitches and turn.
Work another 4 rows on these 6 stitches
Next row k2 together. K to the end. (5sts)
Repeat last row (4sts)
Cast off. Break of Yarn, now begin to knit on the next (8sts)
This will be the thumb
Garter stitch 4 rows.
K2 tog to the end (4 sts)
Break off the yarn and thread through remaining 4 sts.
Now continue on the last 6 sts work 4 rows on these.
K to last 2 stitches k 2 tog. (5 sts)
K2 tog k to the end. (4sts)
The center 8 stitches are the thumb, fold the mitt in half.
Sew down the edge of the thumb and then the finger section.