Sirkku Mittens by Vicki Brown
(find the full pattern in issue 58 of Inside Crochet magazine)
Inspired by traditional knitted Scandinavian mittens, this crochet version uses stranded colourwork to make them thick and warm â€“ perfect for cold winter days!
â— Artesano Defi nition Sock Yarn, 75% Merino wool/25% polyamide, 100g/400m/437yds
Yarn A: Cream Cake SFN10 x 1 skein
Yarn B: Azure 6705 x 1 skein
â— 2.5mm hook
â— Stitch marker
â— Yarn needle
You can use any 4ply wool or wool-blend yarn for a similar effect.
Work 30dc and 30 rows to measure 10 x 10cm/4 x 4in using 2.5mm hook, or size required to obtain tension.
Mittens measure 20cm/8in in circumference, and are 28cm/ 11in long.
Vicki is a self employed crafter and professional crochet designer. You can read more about her at www.vickibrowndesigns.com.
Designer: Vicki Brown
Price: Magazine Only
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