Pattern – Mohair shell wristlets

I recently made a pair of teeny tiny wristlets / fingerless mitts in newborn size to go with a shell stitch bonnet I wanted to make. I thought I’d share the pattern with you all.

Level: Intermediate

Yarn: Drops Kid Silk (Light Pink 03)

Guage: 14dc and 15 rows = 4 inches

Abbreviations:
sc
– single crochet
slst – slip stitch
dc – double crochet
Rnd – round
sk – skip
fsc – foundation single crochet
ch – chain

Special Notes:

Beginning Ch 2 counts as first dc throughout.
You will need to know foundation single crochet for this pattern.
These are only to be used as photography props and babies should never be left alone with them.

Special Stitches:

Shell:
3 dc
sk 1
1 sc
sk 1

Method (make 2):

Rnd 1:
FSC 15
Join to form a circle (15 stitches)

Rnd 2:
Ch 2
1 dc in same stitch
sk 1 sc
sc in next
sk 1 sc
shell x3
dc in same stitch as first dc (4 shells, 15 stitches)

Rnd 3:
ch 1
1 sc in same stitch
sk 1
shell x3
sk 1
3 dc in next stitch
sk 1
slst to join

Rnd 4:
Repeat rnd 2
Fasten off and weave in ends

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