Up North Crochet Fingerless Mitten
The Up North Fingerless mittens are a nice cozy mitten to wear year round (nice on those chilly Summer nights in Northern Michigan). These fingerless mittens feature the front post double crochet stitch that gives it a great texture and makes them look thick and cozy. They are fun, quick and easy to make as there is not much stitch counting involved. This simple design will leave you wanting to make them in every color! Enjoy the free pattern! If you need help learning the front post double crochet stitch check out my Youtube video on how to make the stitch and other common stitches in crochet.
- Any medium worsted weight yarn. I used Loops & Threads Chameleon (4) yarn (for the multi-color fingerless mittens)
- Size I hook, if you like a snug fit use an H hook
- Blunt needle
For the cuff:
Row 1-18: Sc in back loops, ch 1, turn. (9)
Fold in half and sl st ends together through both loops.
Right and left hand:
Row 1: Ch 1, evenly space 25 sc around (25).
Continue to work in the round, add stitch marker here to keep track of rows.
Row 2: Dc in each st around.
Row 3: Fpdc in each dc from previous row.
Rows 4-7: Fpdc in previous rows fpdc and each fpdc around.
Row 8: Fpdc next 10 sts, ch 4 skip next 4 sts (for thumb), sl st in next st, fpdc next 10 sts (25).
Row 9: Fpdc in each fpdc from previous row. Dc in the chains you made for the thumb, fpdc around the fpdc from previous row.
Row 10 : Fpdc around (fpdc around the dc’s from previous row).
Rows 11-13: Fpdc around.
Row 14: Sl st around and fasten off. Weave in end.
You’re done! Great job!
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