Honeycomb Mitts and Hat by Carolyn Sawyer

Honeycomb Mitts and Hat

Crochet
October 2014
Light Fingering ?
24 stitches and 21 rows = 4 inches
in Tunisian honeycomb
5.0 mm (H)
4.0 mm (G)
460 yards (421 m)
Women's small-medium with resizing suggestions
US
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Note: a double-ended Tunisian hook is absolutely required for this project. Size H is recommended, but see gauge section for resizing suggestions.

This is a pattern for matching mitts and a hat worked in Tunisian crochet, mostly in the honeycomb stitch. Built-in colorwork is provided by using one color for the posts and another for the chains of the Tunisian stitches, working in the round. The result is a somewhat stained-glass-like effect, with all the warmth, cushioning and softness of Tunisian crochet.

You will need equal amounts, about a 50g skein each, of two colors of fingering yarn, and a much larger hook than the yarn would take in ordinary crochet. The pattern assumes knowledge of Tunisian simple and purl stitches.