The “Fall” colorway of RH Supersaver inspired me to design these mitts back in 2013. They work up quickly and are perfect for those cool Fall mornings! I have re-written this pattern for clarity and the pdf is now available in my Etsy Shop! I hope you enjoy this pattern!
3 stitches and 4 rows = 1 inch in Grit Stitch
Small (Medium, Large)
● 1 Ball Red Heart Super Saver Multi “Fall” Colorway or any worsted weight yarn
● Crochet hooks, Size H8 and I9
● Darning needle
Ch – chain
Sc – single crochet
Hdc – half double crochet
Sl st – slip stitch
Tblo – through back loop only
RS – right side
This mitt is crocheted with the H8 hook for the cuff ribbing and then with the I9 hook For the Grit Stitch portion of the mitt.
The large size mitt is pictured. If you want a tighter fit, make the small or medium size.
Row 1: *Hdc in first stitch, slip stitch in next stitch; repeat from *, across, ending with a slip stitch.
Row 2: ch2, *Hdc in first slip stitch, slip stitch in next hdc, repeat from * across.
Repeat row 2 until the piece measures desired length.
With H8 hook, chain 11.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, through back loop only (tblo) and in each chain across. Ch1, turn (10 sts)
Row 2: Sc in 1st sc tblo, and in each sc across (10 sc)
Repeat Row 2, 23(24,25) times, ch1. Turn work 90 degrees so that the ch1 ridges now run vertically. Sc in each ridge for 24(26,28) sts.
Change to I-9 Hook
Now ch 2 and turn the work.
Row 1: (WS)Hdc in 1st sc, slip st. in next sc. Repeat from * across, ending with a slst 24(26,28) sts. Ch2, turn.
Row 2-14: Hdc in 1st sl st, sl st in first hdc; rep from * across, ending with a slip stitch. 24(26, 28) sts. Do not fasten off after last row. Ch1,turn.
Row 15: sc in each stitch across. 24(26,28) sts. Fasten off, leaving about a 12” tail.
Fold mitt in half with right sides together. Using yarn tail at fasten-off point, at top of the mitt, seam edges together for 2.5 inches. Fasten off.
Fold piece in half and re-attach yarn at bottom edge of ribbing.
Stitch all the way up the ribbing and into the Grit Stitch pattern of the hand just enough so that you have an opening for the thumb of about 2”. Fasten off. Weave in ends and turn mitt right side out.