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A Special Free Crochet Pattern: Fiona Mitts
These fingerless mitts are the perfect bit of luxury. A stretchy stitch pattern means the mitt conforms comfortably to your hand for a perfect fit. Crochet short rows provide delicate wrist shaping.
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5.25 inches long, 5-inch circumference at wrist opening, 6.5-inch circumference at top. Stretches to comfortably accommodate a 8.5-inch hand circumference (hand circumference is measured around hand excluding thumb).
In order to make the project with 95 yards of yarn, it is critical to meet gauge!
Be careful not to work slip stitches too tightly as you will be working into slip stitches in the next row.
The mitt is worked sideways, as a rectangle, and seamed closed afterward.
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Rows 1–4 = 5.25 inches wide and 1 inch long.
Fiona Mitt Pattern
Leaving a long tail for seaming, ch 22.
Row 1 (RS): Sc in 2nd ch from the hook and in each ch across, turn. (21 sc)
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first st, [ch 1, skip next sc, sc in next st] across, turn. (11 sc, 10 ch-1 sps)
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first st, sc in next ch-1 sp, [ch 1, skip next st, sc in next ch-1 sp] across, sc in last st, turn. (12 sc, 9 ch-1 sps)
Row 4: Ch 1, sc in first st, [ch 1, skip next sc, sc in next ch-1 sp] across, ch 1, skip next st, sc in last st, turn. (11 sc, 10 ch-1 sps)
Rows 5 and 6: Repeat rows 3 and 4.
Row 7: Repeat row 3.
Row 8: Ch 1, sc in first 2 sts, [sc in next ch-1 sp, sc in next st] 7 times, sl st loosely in each remaining st and ch-1 sp, turn. (16 sc, 5 sl sts)
Row 9: Ch 1, sl st in each of first 5 sl sts, sc in each remaining st across, turn.
At this point, you may wish to place a stitch marker or contrasting yarn to mark the side nearest the slip stitches. This will be the wrist opening.
Row 10: Repeat row 2.
Rows 11–19: Repeat rows 3 and 4 four times, then repeat row 3.
Rows 20 and 21: Repeat rows 8 and 9.
Rows 22–25: Repeat rows 2–5.
Row 26: Ch 1, sc in each st and ch-1 sp across. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. (21 sc)
With WS together, fold mitt in half widthwise. Working through both thicknesses, sew edges together in first 5 sts from top edge. Then, sew edges together in first 8 sts from bottom edge. Leave remaining 8 sts open for thumbhole.
Weave in ends.
Ch = chain
Sc = single crochete
Sl st = slip stitch
St(s) = stitch(es)
Sp(s) = space(s)