Post stitches and bobbles pop against a smooth, extended single crochet background. A nifty technique with the traveling cable stitches eliminates the holes that can happen with cables, so your mittens are cozy all over.
DESIGNER Brenda K. B. Anderson
FINISHED SIZE 7½ (8, 8½ )” hand circumference to fit women’s small (medium, large); 5½ ” long cuff (to be folded), and 7 (7¼ , 7¾ )” long hand (not including cuff). Mittens shown measure 8″.
YARN Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK (distributed by WEBS) (100% extrafine merino; 137 yd [125 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]; ): #15 blue mist, 3 skeins.
HOOK Size E/4 (3.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
NOTIONS St markers (m); yarn needle.
GAUGE 22 sts and 15 rows = 4″ in hdc blo; 18 sts and 16½ rnds = 4″ in esc worked in the rnd.