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New Year Mitten Crochet Along - Part 1


Yes we've made it in to 2021, New Year, new opportunities and new hope.


Learn more about the event, grab your supplies and get ready to crochet along with me in this FREE CAL. #NewYearsFittedMittenCAL2021


Let's take a look at what you'll be needing for this project and keep in mind the pattern is written in US terms.



SIZE

S (M, L, XL) To fit hand circumference 18 (19, 20.5, 21.5) cm / 7 (7.5, 8, 8.5)”.


FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Hand Circumference: 14 (15, 16, 17) cm / 5.75 (6, 6.25, 6.75)”


From Base of Cuff to Top of Mitten (adjustable): All sizes – 16.5 cm / 6.5”


Cuff length (adjustable): All sizes – 4 cm / 1.5” HOOK | 4.5 mm / US 7 or size required to obtain gauge.


YARN

MAIN COLOUR (MC)

100 (105, 110, 115) m / 110 (115, 120, 125) yds of DK weight yarn.



Sample shown in Stylecraft Batik Elements DK (DK weight; 138 m/50 g; 80% Premium Acrylic, 20% Wool) in #1938 Titanium.


CONTRASTING COLOUR (CC)

19 (20, 21, 22) m / 21 (22, 23, 24) yds of DK weight yarn.


Sample shown in Sirdar Softspun DK (DK weight; 125 m/25 g; 51% Nylon, 25% Wool, 24% Acrylic) in #0550 Pearlie.


NOTIONS

  • Tapestry needle

  • 3 locking st markers


GAUGE

23 sts x 20 rounds = 10 cm / 4” in SC-BLO, crochet in a spiral, after blocking.


ABBREVIATIONS

CC Contrasting Colour

Ch Chain

DC (US) Double Crochet

FPDC (US) Front Post Double Crochet Video tutorial

M Marker

MC Main Colour

PM Place marker

Rep Repeat

SC (US) Single Crochet

SC-BLO (US) Single Crochet through back loop only

Sk Skip

SL ST Slip stitch

SM Slip Marker: move marker up 1 round

Sp Space

St(s) Stitch(es)


PATTERN DIRECTIONS | CUFF

With MC, ch 30 (32, 34, 36). SL ST to join in the rnd, be careful not to twist the ch.

Set-up Rnd 1 (MC): Ch 3 (counts as first DC and ch 1), sk 1, *DC 1, ch 1, sk 1; rep fr