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It’s back to school time and as fall approaches many people are starting cold weather knits (and crocheted pieces). If you make a child you know mittens, connect the cuff of both mittens to each other with a long chain of yarn (about 40 inches for a 2 yr old, 44 inches for a 4-6 yr old, and 52 inches for a 8-10 year old). This way you can thread the mittens through the sleeves. When the kids take off their mittens, they hang inside the jacket. No lost mittens.