Caldbeck by Tracey Todhunter
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Caldbeck

Crochet
September 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in Double Crochet
4.5 mm
219 yards (200 m)
Finished circumference: 18 (20)cm / 7 (7.5)in | Length (not including ruffle): 16 (23.5)cm / 6.25 (9.25)in
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Caldbeck

Ideal for walking the dog in the woods or to keep your hands warm on days out as the weather turns colder, these quick and easy fingerless mitts are a variation of double crochet, which is good for beginners and more experienced crocheters alike. The larger size can be worn on smaller hands as oversized fingerless mitts, with soft smooshy fabric, or the smaller size can be worn as well-fitting, cosy, warm fingerless mitts. They are easily customisable, by adding ruffles top and bottom, or adding in stripes at any point on the hand.

Materials

Eden Cottage Yarns Whitfell DK (DK; 100% baby Alpaca; 100m / 109yds per 50g ball)

Small sample shown in:
MC Shade: Misty Woods; 2 x 50g balls
CC Shade: Steel; approximately 5g

Larger sample shown in:
Shade: Charcoal; 2 x 50g balls

Sample with ruffles shown in:
MC Shade: Charcoal; 1 x 50g ball
CC Shade: Laburnum; 1 x 50g ball

Needles and Accessories

4.5mm crochet hook (or the size needed to obtain the correct gauge).
A locking stitch marker or a safety pin may be used to mark the last dc of each round if required.

Sizes

Finished circumference: 18 (20)cm / 7 (7.5)in
Length (not including ruffle):
16 (23.5)cm / 6.25 (9.25)in

Gauge

16 sts and 18 rows to 10cm (4in) over cuff pattern using 4.5mm hook after blocking.
18 dc and 20 rows to 10cm (4in) over double crochet using 4.5mm hook after blocking.
Note: Adjust hook size if necessary to match gauge.