Crocheted Dust Mitt is Stylish

Book features dozens of useful projects.
Pamela Noel
January/February 2010
Add to My MSN

Dust mitt is pretty and practical.
Courtesy House of White Birches


Content Tools

Related Content

How to Make a Candle Holder

Butterfly candle holders are an easy project for crafters of all ages and skill levels.

One Day Bookshelf Project

Re-purpose old louver doors into a lovely bookshelf in just one day!

Crafts: Keep all of your recipes together in style

Simple instructions for making a decorative recipe box.

A January Blow

Watching the effects of the drought saddened us.

Materials

• Medium (worsted) weight yarn: 5 oz/250 yds/142g purple and 2 oz/100 yds/56g variegated

• Size G/6/4mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

• Tapestry needle

Finished Size

11 inches x 13 inches, including fringe.

Stitch guide

beg = begin/beginning

bpdc = back post double crochet

ch = chain stitch

ch- = refers to chain or space

previously made (i.e. ch-1 space)

dc = double crochet

fpdc = front post double crochet

front lp = front loop

lp(s) = loop(s)

rem = remain/remaining

rep = repeat(s)

rnd(s) = round(s)

sc = single crochet

sc dec = single crochet decrease

sl st = slip stitch

st(s) = stitch(es)

 

Gauge

4 sc = 1 inch

 

Pattern notes

• Weave in ends as work progresses.

• Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.

• Chain-2 at beginning of rounds counts as first half double crochet unless otherwise stated.

• Chain-3 at beginning of rounds counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated.

 

Mitt

Rnd 1 (RS): With variegated, ch 16, 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each of next 13 chs, 3 sc in last ch, working in unused lps on opposite side of ch, sc in each of next 13 lps, join (see Pattern Notes) in beg
sc. (32 sc)

Note: Through rnd 33, piece is worked in back lps (see Stitch Guide) and in conti-nuous rounds. Do not join unless specified; mark beginning of rnds. 

Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each of first 3 sc, sc in each of next 13 sc, 2 sc in each of next 3 sc, 2 sc in each of next 13 sc. (38 sc)

Rnd 3: *[2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc] 3 times, sc in each of next 13 sc, rep from * once. (44 sc)

Rnd 4: *[2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 2 sc] 3 times, sc in each of next 13 sc, rep from * once. (50 sc)

Rnd 5: Sc in each sc around.

Rnds 6-29: Rep rnd 5.

Rnd 30: [Sc dec (see Stitch Guide) in next 2 sc, sc in each of next 2 sc] 3 times, sc in each of next 13 sc, rep from * once, join in first sc. (44 sc)

Rnd 31: Rep rnd 5.

Rnd 32: [Sc dec in next 2 sc, sc in next sc] 3 times, sc in each of next 13 sc, rep from * once, join in first sc. (38 sc)

Rnd 33: Ch 3 (see Pattern Notes), dc in each sc around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3.

Rnd 34: Ch 3 (see Pattern Notes), fpdc (see Stitch Guide) aroundnext dc, [bpdc (see Stitch Guide) of next dc, fpdc around next dc] 18 times, join in 2nd ch of
beg ch-2.

Rnd 35: Ch 2, fpdc around next st, [bpdc around next st, fpdc around next st] 18 times, join in 2nd ch of beg ch-2.

Rnd 36: Rep rnd 35.

Rnd 37: Ch 2, fpdc around next st, [bpdc around next st, fpdc around next st] 18 times, join in 2nd ch of beg ch-2, sl st in each of next 2 sts, (sl st, ch 10, sl st) in next st (hanging lp). Fasten off.

 

Fringe

Note: Mark front lp of 19th sc on rnd 7 of Mitt. 

Cut 6-inch strands of purple. Use 1 strand for each knot of Fringe. Fold strand in half, insert hook in front lp (see Stitch Guide) of first st on rnd 1, draw folded end through lp, draw ends through fold and tighten knot. Tie knots in rem front lps on rnd 1 and in front lps on rnds 2-6. On rnd 7, leaving front lp of marked sc and front lps of each of next 16 sc fringeless, tie knots in rem front lps of rnd. Work fringe in same manner on rnds 8-31. Trim ends even.

 

Ordering information

This project is from the book 1•2•3 Skein Crochet, published by House of White Birches. To order the book, which features dozens of fabulous crochet projects using one to three skeins of yarn, visit http://www.drgwholesale.com/crochet/easy. 


Previous | 1 | 2 | Next






Post a comment below.

 








Subscribe today
First Name: *
Last Name: *
Address: *
City: *
State/Province: *
Zip/Postal Code:*
Country:
Email:*
(* indicates a required item)
Canadian subs: 1 year, (includes postage & GST). Foreign subs: 1 year, . U.S. funds.
Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
Non US and Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
 

Want to rediscover what made grandma’s house the fun place we all remember? Capper’s Farmer — the newly restored publication from the rural know-how experts at Grit.com — updates the tried-and-true methods your grandparents used for cooking, crafting, gardening and so much more. Subscribe today and discover the joys of homemade living and homesteading insight — with a dash of modern living — that makes up the new Capper’s Farmer.

Save Even More Money with our automatic renewal savings plan!

Pay now with a credit card and take advantage of our automatic renewal savings plan. You save an additional $5 and get 4 issues of Capper's Farmer for only $19.95 (USA only).

Or, Bill Me Later and I'll pay just $19.95 for a one year subscription!