Peekaboo Mittens by Kim Miller

Peekaboo Mittens

October 2013
Patons® Kroy Socks Ragg Shades
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 7 rows = 2 inches
in half double crochet
3.25 mm (D)
2.75 mm (C)
320 - 332 yards (293 - 304 m)
Ladies size S/M
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Skill Level: Intermediate

Add some hobo chic to your winter wardrobe with these stylish, yet practical “Peekaboo Mittens”! These mittens feature a button top over the fingers, that easily flips out of the way, allowing for freeness of movement.

Crochet instructions are written for one size (Ladies size S/M), but the post stitches allow for lots of stretch. The finished mittens are 7” in circumference but they stretch to fit 7.5” and they are 6.5” long, excluding the mitten top. Please note that size is approximate and will be affected by the gauge and the brand of yarn.

This crochet pattern calls for a 3.25 mm (D) crochet hook (or size needed to obtain gauge), 2.75 mm (C) crochet hook, 2 – 14 mm buttons (or size needed) and 2 balls 2 balls of Patons® Kroy Socks Ragg Shades. The pattern is complete with detailed instructions and colour illustrations.

The mittens are worked in the round from the bottom up. Both the thumb and the mitten top are constructed separately and then sewn on. Skills and techniques used are: sc, hdc, dc, front and back post double crochet, front and back post double crochet 2 together, and front post double crochet 3 together.