Saturday, September 24, 2016

Free Crochet Pattern...Autumn Glow Fingerless Mitts!



The Autumn Glow Fingerless Mitts are a fun and fast project to welcome fall! Crocheted in a lovely autumn shade, they are finished with a decorative button too and work great for keeping hands cozy and fingers free. There are two sizes offered, a smaller size and larger size, with full instructions for both.  If you need a little help, there's a full video tutorial too!


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Autumn Glow Fingerless Mitts
By Jennifer Dickerson



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Abbreviations and Tutorial Links:

Materials:

  • 5.0 mm H crochet hook
  • 1/2 skein Bijou Spun Himalaya Trail by Bijou Basin Ranch, colorway shown is "Sunshine"  Note: this is a fingering weight yarn is yarn substitutions need to be made.
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors
  • 2 buttons

Smaller Sizing:

  • 5 inches tall
  • 8 inches circumference

Larger Sizing:

  • 5 inches tall
  • 9 inches along each side triangle side


Instructions for the Smaller Size:

Ch 33, join with a sl st in furthest ch from the hook.

Round 1: Ch 3, then dc in each ch around.  Join to close in top ch of turning ch with a sl st to close round.

Round 2: Ch 3, then *work a fpdc in each of the next two stitches, then a bpdc in each of the next two stitches.  Repeat from * to end of round, then join to close round with a sl st.

Round 3: Ch 3, then *work a bpdc in each of the next two stitches, then a fpdc in each of the next two stitches.  Repeat from * to end of round, then join to close round with a sl st.

Repeat rounds 2 and 3 until you have a total of 8 rounds.  For a longer cuff, you can work more rounds at this point.

Left Mitt Only 

Thumbhole round 1:  Ch 3, then *work a bpdc in each of the next two stitches, then a fpdc in each of the next two stitches.  Chain 8, then skip over the next 6 stitches, then *work a fpdc in each of the next two stitches, then a bpdc in each of the next two stitches.  Repeat from * to end of round, then join to close round with a sl st.

Thumbhole round 2: Ch 3, then *work a fpdc in each of the next two stitches, then a bpdc in each of the next two stitches.  Repeat from * until you arrive at the thumbhole (ch 8 space) and work 6 dc into the space, then *work a fpdc in each of the next two stitches, then a bpdc in each of the next two stitches.  Repeat from * to end of round, then join to close round with a sl st.

Right Mitt Only 

Thumbhole round 1: Ch 3, then *work a bpdc in each of the next two stitches, then a fpdc in each of the next two stitches.  Repeat until 10 stitches remain on the round (a stitch marker will help mark the spot if needed).  Chain 8, then skip the next 6 stitches, *work a fpdc in each of the next two stitches, the a bpdc in each of the last two stitches on the round.  Join to close round with a sl st.

Thumbhole round 2: Ch 3, then *work a fpdc in each of the next two stitches, then a bpdc in each of the next two stitches.  Repeat from * until you arrive at the thumbhole (ch 8 space) and work 6 dc into the space, then *work a fpdc in the last two stitches, then join to close round with a sl st.

Instructions for Top of Mitt:

Repeat round 3 one time, then repeat rounds 2 and 3 for a total of six rounds.  You can work more rounds of this section for a taller top section if you like.



Instructions for Larger Size:

Ch 37, join with a sl st in furthest ch from the hook.

Round 1: Ch 3, then dc in each ch around.  Join to close in top ch of turning ch with a sl st to close round.

Round 2: Ch 3, then *work a fpdc in each of the next two stitches, then a bpdc in each of the next two stitches.  Repeat from * to end of round, then join to close round with a sl st.

Round 3: Ch 3, then *work a bpdc in each of the next two stitches, then a fpdc in each of the next two stitches.  Repeat from * to end of round, then join to close round with a sl st.

Repeat rounds 2 and 3 until you have a total of 8 rounds.  For a longer cuff, you can work more rounds at this point.

Left Mitt Only 

Thumbhole round 1: Ch 3, then *work a bpdc in each of the next two stitches, then a fpdc in each of the next two stitches.  Chain 10, then skip over the next 8 stitches, then *work a fpdc in each of the next two stitches, then a bpsc in each of the next two stitches.  Repeat from * to end of round, then join to close round with a sl st.

Thumbhole round 2: Ch 3, then *work a fpdc in each of the next two stitches, then a bpdc in each of the next two stitches.  Repeat from * until you arrive at the thumbhole (ch 10 space) and work 8 dc into the space, then *work a fpdc in each of the next two stitches, then a bpdc in each of the next two stitches.  Repeat from * to end of round, then join to close round with a sl st.

Right Mitt Only 

Thumbhole round 1: Ch 3, then *work a bpdc in each of the next two stitches, then a fpdc in each of the next two stitches.  Repeat until 12 stitches remain on the round (a stitch marker will help mark the spot if needed).  Chain 10, then skip the next 8 stitches, *work a fpdc in each of the next two stitches, the a bpdc in each of the last two stitches on the round.  Join to close round with a sl st.

Thumbhole round 2:  Ch 3, then *work a fpdc in each of the next two stitches, then a bpdc in each of the next two stitches.  Repeat from * until you arrive at the thumbhole (ch 10 space) and work 8 dc into the space, then *work a fpdc in the last two stitches, then join to close round with a sl st.

Instructions for Top of Mitt:

Repeat round 3 one time, then repeat rounds 2 and 3 for a total of six rounds.  You can work more rounds of this section for a taller top section if you like.

Finishing & Assembly:

Weave in any ends and if you like you can sew button as shown on the wrist area.

Happy crocheting lovelies!


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Thursday, September 22, 2016

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Fiber Flux Finds: Autumn Edition


Autumn...cool air, pumpkins on the porch, crisp leaves on long walks, and cozy yarn projects! Welcome to our once a season Fiber Flux Finds! So many lovely readers ask me about supplies and yarn...where to find things? What are knitters and crocheters using? What's new out there? Here's a list of what might be new, something we have not yet seen, or maybe just something I am loving and want to share with you! There are so many wonderful things for the yarn obsessed...enjoy checking out the list! (Note: This post contains affiliate links)

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The Galaxy Biggo Sampler from Knit Picks is gorgeous, modern, and super comfy.

Galaxy Biggo Sampler

Add a little handmade to your kitchen with this lovely kit.  Includes yarn, a book, a project bag, and a cute mug too!

Crochet Kitchen Kit

I absolutely adore super bulky yarn and The Big Cozy (love that name!) is as lofty as it gets...so much fun!

The Big Cozy

Swish Worsted Yarn is a wonderfully soft, superwash merino that is a great all-purpose yarn...loving the fall colors in the sampler photo too!

Swish Worsted Yarn

Got crochet questions?  This book has the answers!  The Crochet Answer book by Edie Eckman is full of tips and solutions for any crocheter.

The Crochet Answer Book

Never wonder what size that mystery hook or needle is again with this handy gauge.  Small and flat, it stores well too.

Knitting Needle and Crochet Hook Gauge

I adore my amour hooks and this set comes in a fabulous case to tote them around...awesome!

Amour Crochet Hook Gift Set

This yarn sampler reminds me of a wonderful nature walk with a clear blue sky overhead.

Scottish Isle Brava Bulky Sampler

Hand painted sock yarn is gorgeous and this Stroll by Knit Picks hand painted yarn is no exception.  Perfect for a gorgeous fall shawl or scarf too!

Stroll Hand Painted Sock Yarn

This super cute tote is perfect for stitching on the go!

Superfine Tote Bag

I just love the stunning blues of this Coastal Andean Treasure yarn sampler, don't you?

Coastal Andean Treasure Sampler

This little pouch is perfect for holding hooks, needles, and other small items...I adore the linen fabric too.
Fog Linen Shire Pouch


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