Pixel Mittens by Svetlana Kochkina

Pixel Mittens

Crochet
February 2019
Sport (12 wpi) ?
27 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
3.0 mm
328 - 350 yards (300 - 320 m)
For adult female hands of Medium size (hand circumference approx. 19-20 cm, hand length approx. 18 cm)
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The pattern contains step-by-step photos of work progress, video tutorials and diagrams. Please note, that subtitles in the videos are provided in Russian language only.

Skill level: Intermediate.

YOU WILL NEED:

• 100 gr of Gazzal Baby Alpaca* yarn (45% merino wool, 55% baby alpaca) 160 m in 50 gr
• crochet hook 3 mm (or another hook size to obtain gauge)
• stitch markers, tapestry needle, scissors.

Yarn substitution: BBB Martine, YarnArt Super Merino, Madame Tricote Cashmere Gold, Alize Cashmira, Lanoso Bonito, etc.

ABBREVIATIONS. PATTERN NOTES

To make the mittens the following crochet skills are required:
• Chain (ch)
• Slip Stitch (slst)
• Half double crochet (hdc)

Video tutorials for:
• Yarn over slip stitch (yoslst)
• Extended row (+) and other

SIZE

The pattern provides calculation and description of work for a pair of mittens to fit the hands of an adult female (hand circumference approx. 19-20 cm, hand length approx. 18 cm).
Please note that there are no instructions for other sizes. But you can use a smaller or bigger size hook to make other sizes.

Thanks to peculiar crochet technique of turning rows you will get nice stretchy fabric. The ready-made mittens will comfortably hug your hands.
Each mitten is made in one piece using turning rows, starting from the side. The final piece is of a rectangular shape with a narrowing at one end. You shall gradually work on the thumb gusset after which you will break the thread, sew the thumb and continue working on the remaining part of the mitten. At the end you will sew the starting and the final rows using the tapestry needle.