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Mobius Mitts v1

Crochet
June 2010
Will work in many DK wool yarns.
Use up yarn leftovers for bi-colour mitts
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
5 stitches and 4 rows = 1 inch in half-double crochet
5.0 mm (H)
5.5 mm (I)
100 - 200 yards (91 - 183 m)
small, medium, large
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The beauty of the möbius loop for knitting and crochet is that you get to work either side of the foundation chain, so that you start your work in the middle and go outwards.

People will be fascinated when you hand over your mitts and let them twist and try to work them out!

Thank you for your patience with the evolving nature of this pattern. It started as an experiment and has been improved and tailored to suggestions and troubleshooting.

Difficulty
4/10 (links to video tutorials provided for skills required)

  • chain
  • single crochet
  • half-double-crochet
  • double crochet
  • increase and decrease

The crocheting is very easy, getting the initial twist correct is the tricky part. Please find a flat surface and a quiet few minutes to work through the first 3 rows of pattern. Follow the images and instructions for these rows very carefully to obtain the mirror image twists.

Please take the time to check your gauge.

Blocking is recommended: soak in warm water, gently squeeze out excess, try them on while wet to ensure you have them right side out, lay out flat and tweak shape to look best.

Copyright
Copyright © 2010 Nyss Parkes. CC Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License Australia