Deirdre's Kerchief and Summer Mitts by Laurinda Reddig
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Deirdre's Kerchief and Summer Mitts

Crochet
August 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
Refer to pattern.
6.0 mm (J)
6.5 mm (K)
300 - 460 yards (274 - 421 m)
Kerchief: 21” tall from bottom point to center of top edge by 40” across top edge. Mitts: 14” long, 6 ½” around fingers, 8” around forearm.
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Designed for Ficstitches Yarns Spring 2016 Crochet Kit Club.

“You don’t know what’s hiding in the brush,” her great aunt had told her sternly as Deirdre pulled on the hook-stitched mitts. Great Aunt Clary tied a stitched kerchief, still smelling of wool oil, around Deirdre’s neck and shoulders. “No fool ever died from being cautious.”
- Excerpt from The Soldier’s Stitch by C. Jane Reid

Lacy fingerless mitts and kerchief are both worked in the same pattern of V-stitches from different angles, creating an airy fabric with plenty of stretch. Perfect for life on the island or a cool summer evening. Patterns for both projects are included along with stitch diagrams and alternative design ideas.