Mittens for Boy Or Girl 1949 Free Vintage Crochet Pattern
MATERIALS: Red Heart worsted 1 (1 oz) ball each of colors A and B. Crochet hook no. 5
CUFF: With color A, ch 13.
1st Row: Sl st in 2nd ch from hood and in each st across (12 sts). Ch 1, turn.
2nd Row: Working in back loop, sl st in each st across. Ch 1, turn.
3rd through 32nd Rows Incl: Repeat 2nd row. Break off. Sew narrow ends together.
Attach color A and color B and begin working in rounds.
1st Rnd: Starting along one edge of cuff, * with color B work dc in next st, pulling color A through last 2 loops of dc, with color A, sc in next st on cuff. Repeat from * in pattern around until there are 32 sts in all. Join with sl st. Hereafter work in back loop only of each st.
2nd and 3rd Rnds: * With color B work 1 dc in next st, pulling color A through last 2 loop of dc, with color A sc in next st. Repeat from * around. Join.
4th Rnd: Work 4 sts in pattern in first st (3 sts increased). Finish round in pattern. Join.
5th Rnd: Work 2 sts in pattern in first inc st, 1 st in each of next 2 sts, 2 sts in last inc st, finish rnd in pattern.
6th and 7th Rnds: Work around in pattern.
8th Rnd: With color A, ch 4. Skip inc sts of thumb (6 sts), work around in pattern.
9th Rnd: Work in pattern over 4 ch sts. Finish rnd in pattern (36 sts in all).
10th - 14th Rnds Incl: Work in pattern around. Join.
15th Rnd: * Work 7 sts, skip 2 sts. Repeat from * around.
16th Rnd: * Work 5 sts, skip 2 sts. Repeat from * around.
17th Rnd: * Work 3 sts, skip 2 sts. Repeat from * around. Break thread and finish off on inside.
THUMB: Work 12 sts in pattern stitch around thumb opening. Continue until 4 rnds have been completed.
5th Rnd: * Skip 1 st, work 1 st in pattern. Repeat from * around. Break yarn and finish off inside.
Make second mitten in same manner.