Sunday, February 12, 2006
Post Stitch Mitts - Pattern
POST STITCH MITTS
Sizes: M [L]
Hand measured at knuckles 7.5inches [8.5 inches]
Worsted weight about 2.15 [2.25] ounces
H and I crochet hooks
Gauge: 6 sc = 2 inches. 7 sc rows = 2 inches
Note: Ch 2 and ch 3 at beginning of rounds counts as hdc and dc.
Foundation chain: With I hook, ch 26 , join with slip stitch in first chain.
Rnd 1: Ch 2, hdc in each ch, ending slip stitch around ch 2, as if to front post.
Rnd 2-7: Ch 2, *bphdc, around next hdc, fphdc around next hdc*, repeat ending with slip stitch around ch 2, as if to front post. On rnd 7 sl st in ch 2.
Rnd 8-13: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each st, join with sl st in first sc. Mitt should measure approximately 4-5 inches from foundation chain.
Rnd 14: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 10  sts, ch 5 , skip 5  sc, sc in 10  sc. Join with slip stitch in first sc.
Rnd 15-16: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each st and ch, join with sl st in first sc.
Rnd 17: Ch 2, hdc in each st, ending slip stitch around ch 2, as if to front post.
Rnd 18-21: Ch 2, * bphdc around next st, fphdc around next dc, repeat around ending with slip st around ch 2, as if to front post. Should measure approximately 7-8 inches from foundation chain. Mitt should reach to the first joint of the little finger, if it doesn’t add another round of back and front posts.
Using a size H hook
Rnd 1: Join yarn with a sc in the first skipped sc of Rnd 13. Space 12  sc around opening, 1 sc in each of the 5  skipped sts and the unused loop of ch, sc in the sides of the sc in rnd 14.
Rnd 2-3: Ch 2, 5  hdc, 3 sc, 3  hdc, join with slip stitch in top of ch 2.
Rnd 4: Ch 2, 3  hdc, 6 sc, 2  hdc, join with slip stitch in top of ch 2.
Rnd 5: Slip stitch in each st around. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Mitt length can be adjusted by working more rounds on cuff (Rnds 1-7).
Carol K in Ohio
Thank you for sharing the pattern.
I`m gonna make them when the olympic is over.
Have a nice day.
Bettina from Germany
Judy in MI
Sally C. in E. Texas
Love the pattern though.
I used two different shades of pink for mine and made a couple of subtle changes. I'll have to post a link to the picture when I've finished both mitts!
-Megan. Western Australia.
Can you tell me how many sc stitches I should have at the end of round 8?