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10/12/12

Braided Fingerless Mittens - free pattern



Today is worldwide I Love Yarn Day, a perfect time to share my new pattern.
I Love Yarn Day

This pair of mitts takes just a few hours to make, so it can be a quick and fun project for this afternoon. 

Do you have some special plans for today? I am so lucky to be free from work today and have time for my hobby. So now I am going to shop some yarn and work on my (knitting) WIPs. 


Wish you happy crocheting!

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SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate

SIZE
 small: 6 ½ (16 cm) circumfence and 6 ½ (16 cm) length
·         medium/large: 7 ½ (18 cm) circumfence and 7” (18 cm) length

The finished product will fit loose.

ABBREVIATIONS

ch –
chain
hdc –
half double crochet stitch
fpdc –
double crochet stitch worked on the front of the stitch
sl st –
slip stitch
beg –
beginning
() -
number of st’s in the round
[]
modifications for bigger size

MATERIALS
·         approx. 1 oz /30 gr Schachenmayr nomotta Bravo, 100% acrylic or any DK weight yarn (8 ply / 11wpi)
·         crochet hook size US 7 / 4.5 mm
·         sewing needle (to sew the ends)

GAUGE: 16 hdc in 10 rows = 4 inches (10 cm)


Ch 26 [30] and join to a ring.
R1 Ch2 (does not count as the first hdc), 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in ea st around. Join with a sl st to the beg. (26 [30] st)
R2 Ch2. hdc in next 10 [12] st, skip 1, 1 fpdc and 1 hdc in next st, 1hdc and 1 fpdc in next st, skip 1, hdc in next 11 [13] st. 1 hdc to the beg ch-2. Join with a sl st to the beg. (26 [30] st)
R3 Ch2. 1 hdc in same st, hdc in next 9 [11] st, skip 1, 1 fpdc in next st, 1 fpdc and 1 hdc in next fpdc, 1hdc and 1 fpdc in next fpdc, 1 fpdc in next st, skip 1, hdc in next 10 [12] st. Join with a sl st to the beg.  (26 [30] st)
R4 Ch2. hdc in next 8 [10] st, skip 1, 1 fpdc in next hdc and 1st fpdc, 1 fpdc and 1 hdc in next fpdc, 1hdc and 1 fpdc in next fpdc, 1 fpdc in last fpdc and next hdc, skip 1 hdc, hdc in next 9 [11]st. 1 hdc to the beg ch-2. Join with a sl st to the beg. (26 [30] st)
R5 Ch2. 1 hdc in same st, hdc in next 7 [9] st, skip last hdc, 1 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, 1 fpdc and 1 hdc in next st, 1hdc and 1 fpdc in next st, 1 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, skip 1 hdc, hdc in next 8 [10] st. Join with a sl st to the beg.(26 [30] st)
R6 Ch2. hdc in ea 7 [9] st to the first fpdc. Skip first fpdc, fpdc in next 3 fpdc, fpdc and hdc in next hdc, hdc and fpdc in next hdc, fpdc in next 3 fpdc, skip last fpdc, hdc in ea 8 [10] st to end of round, 1 hdc to the beg ch-2. Join with a sl st to the beg. (26 [30] st)
R7 Ch2. 1 hdc in same st, hdc in ea 7 [9] st to the first fpdc. Skip first fpdc, fpdc in next 3 fpdc, fpdc and hdc in next hdc, hdc and fpdc in next hdc, fpdc in next 3 fpdc, skip last fpdc, hdc in ea 8 [10] st to end of round. Join with a sl st to the beg. (26 [30] st)
R8-13 Repeat R6-7 3 times.
R14 Ch2. 1 hdc in same st, hdc in next 7 [9] st, skip 1st fpdc, 1 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, 1 fpdc and 1 hdc in next st, 1hdc and 1 fpdc in next st, 1 fpdc in next 3fpdc, skip next fpdc, hdc in next 2 st. Ch 6 [8], skip 6 [8] st and join the chains with a sl st to the beg. (26 [30] st)
R15 Ch2. 1 hdc in ea 7 [9] st to the first fpdc. Skip 1st fpdc, fpdc in next 3 fpdc, 1 fpdc and 1 hdc in next hdc, 1 hdc and 1 fpdc in next hdc, fpdc in next 3 fpdc, skip last fpdc, hdc in ea 8 [10] st to end of round. 1 hdc to the beg ch-2. Join with a sl st to the beg. (26 [30] st)

[R16] Ch2. 1 hdc in ea 7 [9] st to the first fpdc. Skip 1st fpdc, fpdc in next 3 fpdc, 1 fpdc and 1 hdc in next hdc, 1 hdc and 1 fpdc in next hdc, fpdc in next 3 fpdc, skip last fpdc, hdc in ea 8 [10] st to end of round. 1 hdc to the beg ch-2. Join with a sl st to the beg. (26 [30] st)
[R17] Ch2. 1 hdc in same st. 1 hdc in ea 7 [9] st to the first fpdc. Skip 1st fpdc, fpdc in next 3 fpdc, 1 fpdc and 1 hdc in next hdc, 1 hdc and 1 fpdc in next hdc, fpdc in next 3 fpdc, skip last fpdc, hdc in ea 8 [10] st to end of round. Join with a sl st to the beg. (26 [30] st)
R16 [R18] Ch2. 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next 8 [10] st, skip next fpdc, 1 fpdc in next 2 fpdc, 1 fpdc and 1 hdc in next st, 1hdc and 1 fpdc in next st, 1 fpdc in next 2 fpdc, skip 1 fpdc, hdc in next 9 [11] st. Join with a sl st to the beg. (26 [30] st)
R17 [R19] Ch2. 1 hdc in next 9 [11] st, skip next fpdc, 1 fpdc in next fpdc, 1 fpdc and 1 hdc in next st, 1hdc and 1 fpdc in next st, 1 fpdc in next fpdc, skip last fpdc, hdc in next 10 [12] st. 1 hdc to the beg ch-2. Join with a sl st to the beg. (26 [30] st)
R18 [R20] Ch2. 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in ea st around. (26 [30] st)
R19 [R21] Sl st around. Fasten off and sew the ends.


LEFT HAND


R1-13 same as right hand
R14 Ch2. 1 hdc in next 7 [9] hdc’s, skip 1st fpdc, 1 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, 1 fpdc and 1 hdc in next st, 1hdc and 1 fpdc in next st, 1 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, skip 1, hdc in next 8 [10] hdc’s. 1 hdc to the beg ch-2. Join with a sl st to the beg. (26 [30] st)
R15 Ch6, skip 6 and join the chains with a sl st to the 7th hdc. Ch2. 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next 1 [3] st, skip 1st fpdc, 1 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, 1 fpdc and 1 hdc in next st, 1hdc and 1 fpdc in next st, 1 fpdc in next 3fpdc, skip next fpdc, hdc in next 14 [16] st. Join with a sl st to the beg. (26 [30] st)
[R16] Ch2. 1 hdc in next 3 st, skip 1st fpdc, 1 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, 1 fpdc and 1 hdc in next st, 1hdc and 1 fpdc in next st, 1 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, skip last fpdc, hdc in next 16 st. 1 hdc to the beg ch-2. Join with a sl st to the beg. (30 st)
[R17] Ch2. hdc to the same st. 1 hdc in next 3 st, skip 1st fpdc, 1 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, 1 fpdc and 1 hdc in next st, 1hdc and 1 fpdc in next st, 1 fpdc in next 3 fpdc, skip last fpdc, hdc in next 16 st. Join with a sl st to the beg. (30 st)
R16 [R18] Ch2. 1 hdc in next 1 [3] hdc’s and in 1st fpdc, skip next fpdc, 1 fpdc in next 2 fpdc, 1 fpdc and 1 hdc in next st, 1hdc and 1 fpdc in next st, 1 fpdc in next 2 fpdc, skip next fpdc, hdc in last 15 [17] st. 1 hdc to the beg ch-2. Join with a sl st to the beg. (26 [30] st)

R17 [R19] Ch2. 1 hdc in same st, 1 hdc in next 2 [4] hdc’s and in 1st fpdc, skip next fpdc, 1 fpdc in next fpdc, 1 fpdc and 1 hdc in next st, 1hdc and 1 fpdc in next st, 1 fpdc in next fpdc, skip next fpdc, hdc in last 16 [18] st. Join with a sl st to the beg. (26 [30] st)
R18 [R20] Ch2. 1 hdc in ea st around. (26 [30] st)
R19 [R21] Ch 1, sl st around. (26 [30] st)

Fasten off and sew the ends.


THUMBS
Rejoin the yarn into the first st of the thumbhole with a sl st.
R1  Ch2. hdc around. (12 st) Fasten off a sew the ends.
If you want it higher, you can crochet some additional rows.



I would love to say a special thanks to my Ravelry testers for giving me their help and time to create a great pattern for you!


Linked to some fabulous parties. See all my favs HERE.

14 comments:

  1. Happy I Love Yarn Day! Thanks for the pattern.

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  2. Ooh I love the design on them, thanks for sharing :)
    Helen x

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  3. thank you hanni!!!
    xxxx Alessandra

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  4. i love it and I'm happy to see you're back!!

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  5. These look great, and silly me didn't realize they were crocheted, they look knit at first glance! thanks so much for sharing on craft schooling Sunday!

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  6. At first I thought they were knitted, and they I saw they were made in crochet. Really nice! Thanks for sharing the pattern :-)
    Ana BC

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  7. Hi Hanni! I LOVE these gloves and this pattern! Thanks so much for linking up at Hookin On Hump Day! You're actually tied for #1, but before I feature you, can you please make sure you link this post back to me? Thanks!

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  8. these look great and cannot wait to make them. thank you for taking the time to share your pattern!

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  9. I got all confused because right ends on 19 and left on 20, then realized you skipped 19 on left. ><' Thanks for the great pattern!!

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    1. Thank you for pointing me the error! I fixed it :)

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  10. When you do the hdc in the regular stitches (not the pattern with the fpdc)- do you crochet through both loops or in the back only?

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    1. Crochet through both loops. I am wishing you happy crochet :)

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  11. Hi Hannie, What a cute project! I love it so much that I decided to feature it in our roundup of fingerless glove patterns! Check it out here: http://www.favecrafts.com/blog/fc/fingerless-gloves/

    Have a great day!

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  12. Hi Hanni,

    What a cute project! I love it so much that I decided to feature it in our roundup of fingerless glove patterns! Check it out here: http://www.favecrafts.com/blog/fc/fingerless-gloves/

    Have a great day!

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