Turn Turtle Mitt

Turn Turtle Mitt
Turn Turtle Mitt

 

Image: courtesy of our friend DesertCrocheter from Ravelry.com.

Skill Level: Easy to Intermediate

Materials: Cotton Yarn, 100 yd. skein each of Green and Yellow. Six Strand Embroidery Cotton, 1 sk, each of Black and White. Steel Crochet Hook No. 0.; markers.

 

Pattern Instructions -

Top Section: With Green, ch 6.

Rnd 1: 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc in each of next 3 ch, 3 sc in end ch, working on other side of chain, 1 sc in next 3 ch. Do not join, place marker at beg. of each rnd.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in next sc, 3 sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 3 sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in each of next 3 sc.

Rnd 3: 1 sc in each sc on sides and inc. 5 sc on each end (30 sc).

Rnd 4: 1 sc in each of next 3 sc, attach Yellow and working over Green, work 1 sc in each of next 3 sc - when changing colors always complete last half of St in next color and carry unused color across back while working over it - * with Green 1 sc in each of next 3 sc; with Yellow, 1 sc in each of next 3 sc, repeat from * 3 times.

Rnd 5: * Keeping Green over Green and Yellow over Yellow, with Green, 1 sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next sc; with Yellow, 1 sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next sc, repeat from * around.

Rnd 6: With Green, work 1 sc in each sc, inc. 1 sc in each Yellow and each Green block.

Rnd 7: * With Yellow, 1 sc in each of next 5 sc; with Green, 1 sc in each of next 5 sc, repeat from * around.

Rnd 8: Working Yellow over Yellow and Green over Green, inc. 1 sc in each Yellow and Green block around.

Rnd 9: Same as rnd 6.

Rnd 10: * With Green, 1 sc in each of next 7 sc; with Yellow, 1 sc in each of next 7 sc, repeat from * around.

Rnd 11: Same as rnd 8.

Rnd 12: Same as rnd 6, drop Green.

Rnd 13: With Yellow, 1 sc in each sc, inc. 6 sc evenly spaced at each end, break off Yellow (102 sc).

Rnd 14: Pick up Green and work 1 sc in each sc around. Break off Green.

HEAD: Fold piece in half lengthwise to mark center and with Green, work 1 sc in each of the 7 center sts, ch 1, turn.

Row 2: 1 sc in each sc, ch 1 to turn each row.

Rows 3 and 4: Inc. 1 sc at beg. of each row.

Rows 5 and 6: Work even in sc. Dec. 1 St at beg. and end of each row until 3 sts remain,

Next row: Work 2 sc as 1 sc, sl st in last sc. Break off.

TAIL: With Green, work 1 sc in center 4 sc at opposite end, ch 1 to turn each row.

Next 2 rows: Sc in each sc. Dec. 1 sc at beg. of each row until 1 sc remains. Break off.

LEGS (make 8): With Green, ch 4 and work 3 sc on ch, ch 1 turn,

Row 2: 1 sc in each sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 3: 1 sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in end sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 4: Inc. 1 sc at beg. of row and dec. 1 sc at en of row, ch 1, turn.

Row 5: Dec. 1 sc at beg. of row and inc, 1 sc at end of row, ch 1, turn.

Repeat rows 4 & 5 once.

Row 8: Inc. 1 sc in 1st sc, sl st in each remaining st. Break off.

Under Section:

With yellow work 1st 3 rnds same as top section.

Rnd 4: 1 sc in each sc.

Rnd 5: 1 sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, * 1 sc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, repeat from * around, 1 sc in last sc.

Rnd 6: 1 sc in each of next 29 sc, ch 8, skip 6 sts, 1 sc in each remaining sc.

Rnd 7: Inc. 1 sc every 3rd st, working n ch in same manner,

Rnds 8 & 9: Work even.

Rnd 10: Inc. in every 4th sc.

Rnd 11: Work even.

Rnd 12: Inc. in every 5th sc.

Rnd 13: Work even. Break off Yellow.

Rnd 14: With green, 1 sc in each sc on sides and inc. 9 sts evenly spaced on each end (102 sc). Break green. With green, work head and tail same as on other piece.

Thumb: With yellow, work 16 sc around thumb opening and without joining rnds work even for 6 more rnds.

Next Rnd: Dec. 4 sts evenly placed, work 2 rnds even. Dec. every other st until 5 sts remain. Break Yellow leaving an end. Draw opening closed with needle, fasten firmly. Sew top and under sections tog, leaving opening at tail for hand. Embroider eyes in black French knots, surround with white outline st. Use black for mouth. Sew leg sections tog. and sew at equal distances from tail and head on each side. Cover small ring with Green and sew under head for hanging.

Back