Foldover Mitts by Brenda K. B. Anderson

Foldover Mitts

November 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
10 stitches and 8 rows = 2 inches
in patt
3.5 mm (E)
372 yards (340 m)
8½ (9)" long (folded) and 6½ (7)" in circumference
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A scrumptious blend of Merino and linen is the perfect medium for this adorable pair of mitts. The upper edging is folded back to provide extra warmth and is secured with two buttons. Back loop half double crochet makes for a stretchy fabric that fits … like a glove!

Difficulty Beginner

Yarn Weight 4

Finished Size 8½ (9)“ long (folded) and 6½ (7)” in circumference.

Yarn Sugar Bush Yarns Shanty (75% superwash Merino, 25% linen; 186 yd 170 m/3½ oz 100 g): #1510 red brick, 2 hanks.

Hook Size E/4 (3.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions ¾“ buttons, 4; sewing needle and matching thread; yarn needle.

Gauge 10 sts and 8 rows = 2” in patt.

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  • Mitts are worked back and forth in turned rows and then slip-stitched together to form a tube. Shaping is created by an off-center series of shorter stitches within each row. Stitch heights shape one end of the mitt on one row and then the opposite end of the next row throughout the project.

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