The Dust It Of Dust Mitt was the second pattern I ever released! I have updated it and cleaned it up…and boy have I learned a lot from writing my first patterns! I am very happy to re-release it now as a FREE pattern!
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It Really Works!
The Dust It Off Dust Mitt really works! It does an ahhhh-mazing job of collecting dust and hair. The fuzzy, polyester yarn is like a literal dust and hair magnet.
If you’ve ever worked with the Pipsqueak or similar yarn, you know what I’m talking about! This dust mitt will work for you!
Make a bunch of dust mitts, in a bunch of colours to give as gifts, or help bulk up your fair stock; I mean everyone needs a good duster, right?!
And what better reason to procrastinate your own dusting than by making new dust mitts?!
Find This Pattern In The July 2020 Issue of Pattern Pack Pro By Happily Hooked Magazine!
Dust It Off Dust Mitt Pattern
- Approx. 55 yds of polyester chenille yarn. I used *Bernat Pipsqueak.
- Approx. 25 yds of worsted weight yarn for cuff. I used Bernat Super Value in *Hot Blue
- US size H crochet hook (5.0 mm) and 7.0 mm – I used my fave *Furls Odyssey
- Scissors – I love these *scissors!
- Yarn Needle – I use these *Clover needles.
- Printable PDF Crochet Pattern
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Laid flat: Aprox. 10″ tall x 6.5 wide
- ch – Chain
- hdc – Half-double Crochet
- hdcblo – Half Double Crochet in the back loop only
- slst – Slip Stitch
- st(s) – Stitch(es)
- sk – Skip
- rnd(s) – Round(s)
- US Terminology
- All beginning ch1 do not count as a stitch
- Mitt is worked band up
- To add more height, continue with repeat rnds before moving to decrease
- *-* denotes repeat sequence
Dust It Off Dust Mitt
Using #4 Worsted Weight Yarn and H/8 – 5.0mm hook
Row 1: Hdc in the second ch from hook, and each ch across, ch1, turn (8).
Row 2 – Row 18: Hdcblo in each st across, ch1, turn (8).
TO CLOSE BAND
Hold the ends together and slip stitch across both ends.
Once at the end, ch1, and turn band inside out to hide the seam.
Pick up loop and continue to mitt section.
Continuing with worsted weight yarn and H/8 – 5.0mm hook
Rnd 1: Sc evenly around the band, slst to the top of the first st to join, tie of leaving a long tail to weave in (30).
SWITCH TO POLYESTER YARN and 7.0mm hook
Rnd 2 – 10: Hdc in each st around, slst to the top of the first st to join, ch1 (30).
Rnd 11: *Hdc2tog, hdc in the next 4 sts*, repeat around, slst to the top of the first st to join, ch1 (25).
Rnd 12: *Hdc2tog, hdc in the next 3 sts*, repeat around, slst to the top of the first st to join, tie of leaving a long tail to sew closed (20).
With long tail and yarn needle, whip stitch across the top, poke needle through to the inside, weave in ends, and you’re done!
There you have it! Your very own Dust It Off Dust Mitt!
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