Saturday, October 03, 2009

SUZIE'S MITTS FOR MEN

These mitts are nice paired with the Men and Women's Beanie.

Sizes:
M [L] Hand measured at knuckles 8.5” [9.5”]
Length approximately 8 inches

Materials:
Worsted weight about 3-3.5 ounces
I (5.5 mm) crochet hook
Optional:
H (5.0 mm) crochet hook

Gauge: 7 sc = 2 inches

Notes:
1. Read instructions all the way through before beginning.
2. When joining with a slip stitch, pull the slip stitch tight.
3. Mitt length can be adjusted by working more rounds of cuff (rounds 1-6)
4. The mitt pictured was crocheted using I Love That Yarn.


Foundation chain: With I hook, ch 28 [30], join with slip stitch in first chain.

Round 1: Ch 2 (counts as hdc), hdc in each ch. End with a slipstitch around ch 2, as if to front post. (28 [30] sts)

Rounds 2-6: Ch 2, *bphdc around next hdc, fphdc around next hdc, repeat from * around. End with bphdc around next hdc, slipstitch around ch 2, as if to front post. At end of round 6 join with a slipstitch in top of ch 2. (28 [30] sts)

Rounds 7-8: Ch 1, sc in same st as join, sc in each st around. Join with a slipstitch in first sc. (28 [30] sc)

Round 9: Ch 2 (don’t count as first dc), dc in same st as join, dc in each st around. Join with a slipstitch in first dc. (28 [30] dc)

Rounds 10-11: Ch 1, sc in same st as join, sc in each st around. Join with a slipstitch in first sc. (28 [30] sc)

Round 12: Ch 2 (don’t count as first dc), dc in same st as join, dc in each st around. Join with a slipstitch in first dc. (28 [30] dc)

Round 13-14: Ch 1, sc in same st as join, sc in each st. Join with a slipstitch in first sc. (28 [30] sc)

Round (Right hand) 15: Ch 1, sc in same st as join, sc in next 19 [20] sts, ch 6 [7], skip 6 [7] sc, sc in 2 [2] sc. Join with slip stitch in first sc. (22 [23] sc and 1 ch 6 [7] loop)

Round (Left hand) 15: Ch 1, sc in same st as join, sc in next 1 sts, ch 6 [7], skip 6 [7] sc, sc in 20 [18] sc. Join with slip stitch in first sc. (22 [23] sc and 1 ch 6 [7] loop)

Rounds 16-17: Ch 1, sc in same st as join, sc in each st and ch Join with slipstitch in first sc. (28 [30] sc)

Round 18: Ch 2 (counts as first hdc), hdc in each st, ending slip stitch around ch 2, as if to front post. (28 [30] hdc)

Rounds 19-21: Ch 2, * bphdc around next st, fphdc around next dc, repeat around ending with slip st around ch 2, as if to front post. (28 [30] sts)

Fasten off and weave in ends.


Optional Thumb:
Using a size H hook
Round 1: Join yarn with a sc in the first skipped sc of Round 14. Space 14 [16] sc around opening, 1 sc in each of the 6 [7] skipped sts and the unused loop of ch, sc in the sides of the sc in rnd 14. Join with slip stitch in first sc. (14 [16] sc)

Rounds 2-4: Ch 1 (don’t count as first hdc), hdc in each st around. Join with slipstitch in top of first hdc. (14 [16] hdc)

Round 5: Slip stitch in each st around. Join with slipstitch in first slipstitch. (14 [16] slipstitches)
Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Comments:
Awesome patterns. Your colors are so unique. My husband would love the men's gloves, and I think that color would go perfectly with his winter jacket. Thanks for sharing with us. - Keri in OKC -
 
I'd definitively be doing these for my friends! thnx for sharing!

:D :D :D
 
I am going to try these tonight. I need just a little something extra on these blustery days when I go outside to take care of my chicken chores. This will be just the ticket.

Thanks
 
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