Fido Mitts by Donna Estin

Fido Mitts

January 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
200 - 250 yards (183 - 229 m)
Women's S (L)
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Skill Level - Intermediate

Fido Mitts were made for dog walking! The mitten tops fold back to reveal fingerless mitts, perfect for when you need to open a plastic doggie baggie and pick up. But what if you’re not near a bag? Fear not! There is a hidden pocket on the inside of the wrist that holds 3-4 folded bags, so you’re always prepared.

The double layer cuffs provide a comfortable stockinette fabric against the wrist and the textured rib pattern on the outside. The fold over mitten tops maintain the ribbing pattern throughout. The textured ribbing pattern helps to provide negative ease for a good fit.

Instructions INCLUDE fingerless mitts, fold over mitten tops and hidden doggie bag pocket.

Optional directions are listed for:
Making the mitts without hidden doggie bag pocket.

Women’s S (M) Shown in Size S

Finished Measurements
Circumference: 6.75 (7.75)”/17 (19.5) cm unstretched designed with negative ease
Length: 10.5 (11.5)”/26.5 (29)cm

Materials and Equipment
Dragonfly Fibers VALKYRIE (200yds, 4oz, 100% superwash merino), 1 (2) skeins Spooky
US Size 5 (3.75mm) crochet hook i(f using a provisional cast on)
US Size 5 (3.75mm) double pointed needles & circular needle (any length)
US Size 6 (4mm) dpn or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch markers in 2 different colors
Tapestry needle
Waste yarn