Cabled Flora Mitts

A delicate flower emerges from a twisted cable in these long fingerless mitts, perfect for an intermediate crocheter. These delicate, cabled mitts will keep your hands fashionably warm all winter long.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: Small (Medium, Large); Hand = 6 1/4 (7 1/4, 8 1/4)”; Forearm = 7 1/2 (8 1/2, 9 1/2)”; Length = 11 1/2 (12, 12 1/4)”

Gauge: 32 sts x 18 rows = 4” [10 cm] in double crochet after wet blocking

Materials

Yarn:

Super Fine Weight Yarn Fibra Natura Whisper Lace (70% wool, 30% silk; 440 yards [402 meters]/50 grams): #103 Harbor (1 (1, 2) balls)

Hook: US steel 8 (1.5 mm) hook

Notions: Tapestry needle

Special Stitches

Left Twist Cable (Worked Over 4 Sts)

Row 1: Sk next 2 tr, fptr in next 2 tr, working in front of tr just made, fptr in first skipped tr, fptr in next skipped tr.
Row 2: Fptr in each tr across row.
Rep Rows 1-2 for patt.

Right Twist Cable (Worked Over 4 Sts)

Row 1: Sk next 2 tr, fptr in next 2 tr, working behind of tr just made, fptr in first skipped tr, fptr in next skipped tr.
Row 2: Fptr in each tr across row.
Rep Rows 1-2 for patt. 

Back of Hand (Worked Over 28 Sts for Left Mitt)

Row 1: Dc in next 10 dc, dc2tog, ch 1, (fptr in next 2 tr, ch 1) 2 times, dc2tog, dc in next 10 dc.
Row 2: Dc in next 7 dc, (dc2tog) 2 times, ch 2, fptr in next 2 tr, ch 2, dc in next dc, fptr in next 2 tr, ch 2, (dc2tog) 2 times, dc in next 7 dc.
Row 3: Dc in next 7 dc, dc2tog, ch 2, fptr in next 2 tr, ch 2, 3 dc in next dc, ch 2, fptr in next 2 tr, ch 2, dc2tog, dc in next 7 dc.
Row 4: Dc in next 6 dc, dc2tog, ch 2, fptr in next 2 tr, ch 2, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, ch 2, fptr in next 2 tr, ch 2, dc2tog, dc in next 6 dc.
Row 5: Dc in next 5 dc, dc2tog, ch 2, fptr in next 2 tr, ch 2, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc, ch 2, fptr in next 2 tr, ch 2, dc2tog, dc in next 5 dc.
Row 6: Dc in next dc, dc2tog, dc3tog, ch 2, fptr in next 2 tr, ch 2, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in next dc, ch 1, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, ch 2, fptr in next 2 tr, ch 2, dc3tog, dc2tog, dc in next dc.
Row 7: Dc3tog, ch 2, fptr in next 2 tr, ch 2, dc in next 5 dc, ch 3, 3 dc in next dc, dc in next 5 dc, ch 2, fptr in next 2 tr, ch 2, dc3tog.
Row 8: Dc in next dc, ch 2, fptr in next 2 tr, ch 2, dc in next 5 dc, ch 3, dc in next 3 dc, ch 3, dc in next 5 dc, ch 2, fptr in next 2 tr, ch 2, dc in next dc.
Row 9: 2 dc in next dc, ch 2, fptr in next 2 tr, ch 2, dc2tog, dc in next dc, dc2tog, ch 3, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, ch 3, dc2tog, dc in next dc, dc2tog, ch 2, fptr in next 2 tr, ch 2, 2 dc in next dc.
Row 10: Dc in next dc, 3 dc in next dc, ch 2, fptr in next 2 tr, ch 3, dc3tog, ch 3, dc in next 5 dc, ch 3, dc3tog, ch 2, fptr in next 2 tr, ch 2, 3 dc in next dc, dc in next dc.
Row 11: Dc in next 3 dc, 3 dc in next dc, ch 2, fptr in next 2 tr, ch 3, dc in next  dc, ch 3, fptr in next 2 tr, ch 2, 3 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc.
Row 12: Dc in next 5 dc, 3 dc in next dc, ch 2, fptr in next 2 tr, ch 2, dc2tog, dc in next dc, dc2tog, ch 2, fptr in next 2 tr, ch 2, 3 dc in next dc, dc in next 5 dc.
Row 13: Dc in next 7 dc, 2 dc in next dc, ch 2, fptr in next 2 tr, ch 2, dc3tog, ch 2, fptr in next 2 tr, ch 2, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 7 dc.
Row 14: Dc in next 8 dc, 2 dc in next dc, ch 2, fptr in next 2 tr, ch 1, fptr in next 2 tr, ch 2, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 8 dc.
Row 15: Dc in next 9 dc, 2 dc in next dc, ch 2, fptr in next 4 tr, ch 2, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 8 dc.
Row 16: Dc in next 10 dc, 2 dc in next dc, work Row 1 of Left Twist Cable over next 4 sts, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 10 dc. 

Back of Hand (Worked Over 28 Sts, for Right Mitt)

Rows 1-15: Work as for Left Mitt.
Row 16: Dc in next 10 dc, 2 dc in next dc, work Row 1 of Right Twist Cable over next 4 sts, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next 10 dc.

Pattern

Left Mitt

Ch 60 (68, 76), join with sl st to beg ch being careful not to twist ch.
Set-up rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next ch and each ch around, join with sl st to top of beg dc. (60 (68, 76) dc)

Cuff

Rnd 1: Ch 2, fptr around post of each dc around, join with sl st to beg fptr.
Rnd 2: Ch 2, fptr around each fptr around, join with sl st to beg fptr.
Rep Rnd 2, 2 more times. 

Arm

Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 27 (31, 35) sts, work Row 1 of Left Twist Cable over 4 sts, dc in last 28 (32, 36) sts, join with sl st to beg dc.
Rnd 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 27 (31, 35) sts, work Row 2 of Left Twist Cable over 4 sts, dc in last 28 (32, 36) sts, join with sl st to beg dc.
Rnds 3-6: Rep Rnds 1-2, 2 more times.
Rnd 7: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 12 (14, 16) dc, (dc2tog) 2 times, dc in next 11 (13, 15) dc, work Row 1 of Left Twist Cable over 4 sts, dc in next 11 (13, 15) dc, (dc2tog) 2 times, dc in last 13 (15, 17) dc, join with sl st to beg dc. (4 sts dec’d, 56 (64, 72) sts rem)
Rnd 8: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 25 (29, 33) sts, work Row 2 of Left Twist Cable over 4 sts, dc in last 26 (30, 34) sts, join with sl st to beg dc.
Rnd 9: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 25 (29, 33) sts, work Row 1 of Left Twist Cable over 4 sts, dc in last 26 (30, 34) sts, join with sl st to beg dc.
Rnds 10-14: Cont in patt.
Rnd 15: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 11 (13, 15) dc, (dc2tog) 2 times, dc in next 10 (12, 14) dc, work Row 1 of Left Twist Cable over 4 sts, dc in next 10 (12, 14) dc, (dc2tog) 2 times, dc in last 12 (14, 16) dc, join with sl st to beg dc. (4 sts dec’d, 52 (60, 68) sts rem)
Rnd 16: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 23 (27, 31) sts, work Row 2 of Left Twist Cable over 4 sts, dc in last 24 (28, 32) sts, join with sl st to beg dc.
Rnd 17: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 23 (27, 31) sts, work Row 1 of Left Twist Cable over 4 sts, dc in last 24 (28, 32) sts, join with sl st to beg dc.
Rnds 18-22: Cont in patt.
Rnd 23: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 10 (12, 14) dc, (dc2tog) 2 times, dc in next 9 (11, 13) dc, work Row 1 of Left Twist Cable over 4 sts, dc in next 9 (11, 13) dc, (dc2tog) 2 times, dc in last 11 (13, 15) dc, join with sl st to beg dc. (4 sts dec’d, 48 (56, 64) sts rem)
Rnd 24: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 21 (25, 29) sts, work Row 2 of Left Twist Cable over 4 sts, dc in last 22 (26, 30) sts, join with sl st to beg dc.
Rnd 25: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 21 (25, 29) sts, work Row 1 of Left Twist Cable over 4 sts, dc in last 22 (26, 30) sts, join with sl st to beg dc. 

Establish Hand Pattern, Form Thumb Gusset

Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 8 (10, 12) dc, dc in next dc and place removable marker on this dc, dc in next 0 (2, 4) dc, work Row 1 of Back of Hand patt over 28 sts, dc in rem 10 (14, 18) dc, join with sl st to top of beg dc.
Rnd 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in each dc to marked dc, 3 dc in marked dc, place removable marker on first and third dc worked, dc in next 0 (2, 4) dc, work Row 2 of Back of hand patt over 28 sts, dc in rem 10 (14, 18) dc, join with sl st to top of beg dc. (2 dc inc’d)
Rnd 3: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in each dc to marked dc, 2 dc in this dc, place removable marker on first of these 2 dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next marked dc, place removable marker on second of these 2 dc, dc in next 0 (2, 4) dc, work Row 3 of Back of Hand patt over 28 sts, dc in rem 10 (14, 18) dc, join with sl st to top of beg dc. (2 dc inc’d)
Rnd 4: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in each dc to marked dc, 2 dc in this dc, place removable marker on first of these 2 dc, dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next marked dc, place removable marker on second of these 2 dc, dc in next 0 (2, 4) dc, work Row 4 of Back of Hand patt over 28 sts, dc in rem 10 (14, 18) dc, join with sl st to top of beg dc. (2 dc inc’d)
Rnd 5: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in each dc to marked dc, 2 dc in this dc, place removable marker on first of these 2 dc, dc in next 5 dc, 2 dc in next marked dc, place removable marker on second of these 2 dc, dc in next 0 (2, 4) dc, work Row 5 of Back of Hand patt over 28 sts, dc in rem 10 (14, 18) dc, join with sl st to top of beg dc. (2 dc inc’d)
Rnd 6: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in each dc to marked dc, dc in this dc, place removable marker on this dc, dc in next 7 dc, dc in next marked dc, place removable marker on this dc, dc in next 0 (2, 4) dc, work Row 5 of Back of Hand patt over 28 sts, dc in rem 10 (14, 18) dc, join with sl st to top of beg dc.
Rnd 7: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in each dc to marked dc, 2 dc in this dc, place removable marker on first of these 2 dc, dc in next 7 dc, 2 dc in next marked dc, place removable marker on second of these 2 dc, dc in next 0 (2, 4) dc, work Row 7 of Back of Hand patt over 28 sts, dc in rem 10 (14, 18) dc, join with sl st to top of beg dc. (2 dc inc’d)
Rnd 8: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in each dc to marked dc, dc in this dc, place removable marker on this dc, dc in next 9 dc, dc in next marked dc, place removable marker on this dc, dc in next 0 (2, 4) dc, work Row 8 of Back of Hand patt over 28 sts, dc in rem 10 (14, 18) dc, join with sl st to top of beg dc.
Rnd 9: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in each dc to marked dc, 2 dc in this dc, place removable marker on first of these 2 dc, dc in next 9 dc, 2 dc in next marked dc, place removable marker on second of these 2 dc, dc in next 0 (2, 4) dc, work Row 9 of Back of Hand patt over 28 sts, dc in rem 10 (14, 18) dc, join with sl st to top of beg dc. (2 dc inc’d)
Rnd 10: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in each dc to marked dc, dc in this dc, place removable marker on this dc, dc in next 11 dc, dc in next marked dc, place removable marker on this dc, dc in next 0 (2, 4) dc, work Row 10 of Back of Hand patt over 28 sts, dc in rem 10 (14, 18) dc, join with sl st to top of beg dc. 

Medium (Large) Sizes Only
Rnd 11: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in each dc to marked dc, 2 dc in this dc, place removable marker on first of these 2 dc, dc in next 11 dc, 2 dc in next marked dc, place removable marker on second of these 2 dc, dc in next 2 (4) dc, work Row 11 of Back of Hand patt over 28 sts, dc in rem 14 (18) dc, join with sl st to top of beg dc. (2 dc inc’d)
Rnd 12: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in each dc to marked dc, dc in this dc, place removable marker on this dc, dc in next 13 dc, dc in next marked dc, place removable marker on this dc, dc in next 2 (4) dc, work Row 12 of Back of Hand patt over 28 sts, dc in rem 14 (18) dc, join with sl st to top of beg dc.

Large Size Only
Rnd 13: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in each dc to marked dc, 2 dc in this dc, place removable marker on first of these 2 dc, dc in next 13 dc, 2 dc in next marked dc, place removable marker on second of these 2 dc, dc in next 4 dc, work Row 13 of Back of Hand patt over 28 sts, dc in rem 18 dc, join with sl st to top of beg dc. (2 dc inc’d) 

All Sizes
Next Rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in each dc to marked dc, ch 3, sk next 13 (15, 17) dc (all dc between and including marked dc), dc in next 0 (2, 4) dc, work Row 11 (13, 14) of Back of Hand patt, dc in rem 10 (14, 18) dc, join with sl st to top of beg dc.
Next Rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in each dc to first ch-3 sp, dc in next 3 ch st, dc in next 0 (2, 4) dc, work Row 12 (14, 15) of Back of Hand patt, dc in rem 10 (14, 18) dc, join with sl st to top of beg dc.
Cont in patt through Row 16 of Back of Hand patt. (50 (58, 66) sts)

Upper Hand

Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 23 (27, 31) sts, work Row 2 of Left Twist Cable over 4 sts, dc in last 22 (26, 30) sts, join with sl st to beg dc.
Rnd 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 23 (27, 31) sts, work Row 1 of Left Twist Cable over 4 sts, dc in last 22 (26, 30) sts, join with sl st to beg dc.
Rep Rnds 1-2, once more. 

Upper Cuff

Rnd 1: Ch 2, fptr around post of each st around, join with sl st to beg fptr.
Rep Rnd 1, 2 more times.
Next Rnd: Ch 1, sc in each st around, join with sl st to beg sc. Fasten off. 

Thumb

Attach yarn with sl st to center of ch-3 gap.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next ch, dc in 13 (15, 17) Thumb dc, dc in last ch of ch-3 sp, join with sl st to top of beg dc. (16 (18, 20) dc)
Rnd 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next dc and each dc around, join with sl st to beg dc.
Rep Rnd 2, 3 more times.
Next Rnd: Ch 1, sc in each st around, join with sl st to beg sc. Fasten off.

Lower Edging

Attach yarn with sl st to beg-ch edge at join of rnd.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in each ch around, join with sl st to beg sc. Fasten off.
Right Mitt
Work as for Left Mitt, substituting Left Twist Cable instead of Right Twist cable to Establish Hand Pattern, Form Thumb Gusset section.

Establish Hand Pattern, Form Thumb Gusset

Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 9 (13, 17) dc, work Row 1 of Back of Hand patt over 28 sts, dc in next 0 (2, 4) dc, dc in next dc and place removable marker on this dc, dc in last 9 (11, 13) dc, join with sl st to top of beg dc.
Rnd 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 9 (13, 17) dc, work Row 2 of Back of Hand patt over 28 sts, dc in next 0 (2, 4) dc, 3 dc in marked dc, dc in last 9 (11, 13) dc, join with sl st to top of beg dc. (2 sts inc’d)
Rnd 3: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 9 (13, 17) dc, work Row 3 of Back of Hand patt over 28 sts, dc in each dc to marked dc, 2 dc in this dc, place removable marker on first of these 2 dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next marked dc, place removable marker on second of these 2 dc, dc in last 9 (11, 13) dc, join with sl st to top of beg dc. (2 sts inc’d)
Rnd 4: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 9 (13, 17) dc, work Row 4 of Back of Hand patt over 28 sts, dc in each dc to marked dc, 2 dc in this dc, place removable marker on first of these 2 dc, dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next marked dc, place removable marker on second of these 2 dc, dc in last 9 (11, 13) dc, join with sl st to top of beg dc. (2 sts inc’d)
Rnd 5: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 9 (13, 17) dc, work Row 5 of Back of Hand patt over 28 sts, dc in each dc to marked dc, 2 dc in this dc, place removable marker on first of these 2 dc, dc in next 5 dc, 2 dc in next marked dc, place removable marker on second of these 2 dc, dc in last 9 (11, 13) dc, join with sl st to top of beg dc. (2 sts inc’d)
Rnd 6: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 9 (13, 17) dc, work Row 6 of Back of Hand patt over 28 sts, dc in each dc to marked dc, dc in this dc, place removable marker on this dc, dc in next 7 dc, dc in next marked dc, place removable marker on this dc, dc in last 9 (11, 13) dc, join with sl st to top of beg dc.
Rnd 7: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 9 (13, 17) dc, work Row 7 of Back of Hand patt over 28 sts, dc in each dc to marked dc, 2 dc in this dc, place removable marker on first of these 2 dc, dc in next 7 dc, 2 dc in next marked dc, place removable marker on second of these 2 dc, dc in last 9 (11, 13) dc, join with sl st to top of beg dc. (2 sts inc’d)
Rnd 8: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 9 (13, 17) dc, work Row 8 of Back of Hand patt over 28 sts, dc in each dc to marked dc, dc in this dc, place removable marker on this dc, dc in next 9 dc, dc in next marked dc, place removable marker on this dc, dc in last 9 (11, 13) dc, join with sl st to top of beg dc.
Rnd 9: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 9 (13, 17) dc, work Row 9 of Back of Hand patt over 28 sts, dc in each dc to marked dc, 2 dc in this dc, place removable marker on first of these 2 dc, dc in next 9 dc, 2 dc in next marked dc, place removable marker on second of these 2 dc, dc in last 9 (11, 13) dc, join with sl st to top of beg dc. (2 sts inc’d)
Rnd 10: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 9 (13, 17) dc, work Row 10 of Back of Hand patt over 28 sts, dc in each dc to marked dc, dc in this dc, place removable marker on this dc, dc in next 11 dc, dc in next marked dc, place removable marker on this dc, dc in last 9 (11, 13) dc, join with sl st to top of beg dc.

Medium (Large) Sizes Only
Rnd 11: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 13 (17) dc, work Row 11 of Back of Hand patt over 28 sts, dc in each dc to marked dc, 2 dc in this dc, place removable marker on first of these 2 dc, dc in next 11 dc, 2 dc in next marked dc, place removable marker on second of these 2 dc, dc in last 11 (13) dc, join with sl st to top of beg dc. (2 sts inc’d)
Rnd 12: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 13 (17) dc, work Row 12 of Back of Hand patt over 28 sts, dc in each dc to marked dc, dc in this dc, place removable marker on this dc, dc in next 13 dc, dc in next marked dc, place removable marker on this dc, dc in last 11 (13) dc, join with sl st to top of beg dc.

Large Size Only
Rnd 13: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 17 dc, work Row 13 of Back of Hand patt over 28 sts, dc in each dc to marked dc, 2 dc in this dc, place removable marker on first of these 2 dc, dc in next 13 dc, 2 dc in next marked dc, place removable marker on second of these 2 dc, dc in last 13 dc, join with sl st to top of beg dc. (2 sts inc’d)

All Sizes
Next Rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 17 dc, work Row 11 (13, 14) of Back of Hand patt, dc in each dc to marked dc, ch 3, sk next 13 (15, 17) dc (all dc between and including marked dc), dc in last 9 (11, 13) dc, join with sl st to top of beg dc.
Next Rnd:  Ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in next 17 dc, work Row 12 (14, 15) of Back of Hand patt, dc in each dc to ch-3 sp, dc in next 3 chs, dc in last 9 (11, 13) dc, join with sl st to top of beg dc.
Cont in patt through Row 16 of Back of Hand patt. (50 (58, 66) sts)

Upper Hand

Complete as for Left Mitt substituting Right Twist Cable patt.

Thumb and Lower Edging

Complete as for Left Mitt.

Finishing

Weave in ends and block. yarn ball

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