Showing posts with label mittens. Show all posts
Showing posts with label mittens. Show all posts

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Little Mittens, Small Hands - One of my early crochet pieces

I was looking through some containers today and stumbled across these little mittens.  They were made for my daughter Amanda when she was really small, 3-5 years old.  That makes them 25-27 years old, which is also a testament to how long yarn can last.  The yarn is small, so I am thinking they were made with the 2 ply worsted and probably a size E crochet hook.  I didn't follow a pattern so this is one of my first engineered projects where I crocheted some and then measured the piece next to my daughters hand to get the right size.  I added some embroidery flowers with a lavender color to make them girly and different.  She loved to wear these mittens, even in the house and when it was warm.

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Monday, December 1, 2008

How to Crochet Thumbless Baby Mittens - 2-Ply Yarn


Crochet Thumbless Baby Mittens - 2-Ply Yarn

Video Tutorial:
Crochet Baby Thumbless Mittens

Written by Teresa Richardson

Crochet Abbreviations
FPSC = Front Post Single Crochet
BPSC = Back Post Single Crochet
SC = Single Crochet

Materials
Size G Crochet Hook
2-ply yarn
The are approximately 2" across and 2-3/4" long.

These mittens are done with 2-ply yarn. I do have a variation done with 4-ply yarn.
Crochet Thumbless Baby Mittens - 4-Ply Yarn

You can make them larger with a larger hook and by adding more stitches at the beginning and adding more increase stitches on round 2.

This is two ways to start the pattern.
Start 1: Magic Circle
Start 2: CH 3, join

Round 1: CH 1, 10 SC in loop, do not join. The rest will be worked in a continual round. Attach a scrap piece of yarn for a yarn marker. This is to keep count for the remaining rounds.

Round 2: 2 SC in each stitch around. (20 Single Crochet total)

Round 3-8: 1 SC in each stitch around (20Single Crochet total)

This next round is a ribbing variation to gather the mitten opening.
Round 9-10: *2 FPSC in next ST, 2 BPSC in next ST, complete 10 times total from *. There will be a total of 20 front post, back post single crochet

Once the rows are complete skip in stitch and slip stitch in the next stitch. This will even out the ridge left by the continual round.

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