I have seen some cute crochet baby mitts lately, and wanted to make some for a new baby ~ but I worry that tiny fingers might get caught in open crochet stitches. I wanted the mitts to look pretty but to be practical too. So I designed a pattern in half treble crochet which gives a denser fabric.
|crochet baby mitts|
4mm crochet hook
This pattern is written in UK terminology. tc = treble crochet . htc = half treble crochet
The first round and the last round are worked in treble crochet, all other rounds are worked in half trebles.
Worked in the round. Make 2
Chain 3, join with a slip stitch into a ring.
Round 1: ch3, make 9tc into ring, slip stitch to join. (10sts)
Round 2: ch2 then 1htc in same stitch as ch2, 2htc in each stitch all around, join with slip stitch. (20sts)
Rounds 3 - 9: ch2, 1htc in each stitch all around, join with slip stitch. (20sts)
Rounds 10: ch4, 1htr in second stitch, * ch2, 1htc in second stitch, repeat from * to end of round. Join with a slip stitch.
Rounds 11: ch3, 1tc in each each stitch all around. Join with a slip stitch.
Thread a pretty ribbon through and tie in a bow.
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