Keep your hands toasty in these striped mitts inspired by knitted brioche. Just like it's knitted cousin, this crochet brioche stitch creates a double layer fabric that is both practical and stylish. Contrast your two favourite colours together for a fun stripe effect. Pattern includes instructions in four sizes.
Finished measurements: Cuff circumference (at forearm, about 4-5 inches above wrist)/Palm circumference:
Extra Small: 7/7.25 inches (this size fits a child) Small: 7.75/8 inches Medium: 8.25/8.75 inches Large: 9/9.75 inches
Yarn: Fingering weight wool - alpaca or animal fibre blends are best suited to this design, ~ 360-400m per 100g. 2 x 100g skeins in contrasting colours.
Skill Level: INTERMEDIATE This is a project created using basic stitches but the method of shaping will require crochet confidence. Knowledge of post stitches is essential.
Pattern is written in US crochet terms
Other suggested yarns: Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light, Schoppel Wolle Zauberball