Luckyslips: Stretchy Crochet Mitts
Luckyslip is a delightfully snug and stretchy texting mitt that is quick to crochet and easy to customize, in two sizes (for luckymen and luckywomen). It satisfies my primary requirement for fingerless mitts: a comfortably snug fit at the finger opening and a stretchy cuff. I thought maybe I was just picky, but others who have tried them on mention the same features.
The Luckyslip pattern also reviews some key points from my Introduction to Slip Stitch Crochet classes. I developed the original mitt (in blue) to contrast four basic uses of a back-loop slip stitch. My goal was a no-fuss fast project that students could:
- Build onto the practice swatch they created in class, and
- Wear during the rest of a crochet conference that had icy air conditioning (and show off their slip stitch skills such as fitted ribbing, ribbed seaming, short row shaping, and the special appeal of "Bosnian" slip stitching).
This Luckyslip edition preserves the original advantages of the cl