These mittens are crocheted with slip stitches. Two short row spirals wind around the thumbs, forming an ammonite. I designed the mittens for a friend's birthday. Renate loves being at the sea and she loves my mittens, so she got a pair with a maritime theme.
The pattern is self-ccontained in that all techniques used as explained by step-by-step picture tutorials (except how to make a chain). Please make yourself familiar with the techniques before you start.
skills needed: how to make a chain
- magic loop
- back loop only slip stitch
- inverse front loop only slip stitch
- short rows
- invisible seam
yarn: Nature's Luxury Giverny in Dahlia's Nightfall and Vergißmeinnicht, 30 g each
hook: 4 mm (US size G)
also needed: darning needle for invisible seaming
The pattern is available in English and in German.