The “Snow Flower” on my Reoite Mitten pattern is worked as you crochet, rather than being added afterwards.
As such, it’s literally part of the fabric of the glove, making them warmer on your hand and cozier to the touch.
Reoite has 4 Snow Flowers per glove, and here’s how you create this gorgeous, textured effect with some simple loops and regular length crochet hook.
First Things First
There’s some crocheting to be done.
Have you picked up your copy yet?
Next, we have to locate a spot on the fabric we’ve created..
From the next stitch along, count three stitches in, and then count four rows down. There is a little hole in your fabric on the bottom right of that stitch’s bar.
(It’s on the bottom left for left-handed makers)
The First Petal
Insert your hook into that hole, push through to the back of your fabric and make a Yarn Over.
Draw Yarn Over through to the front of work, and stretch until loop reaches top of fabric.
Peek behind the petal you have just made and you’ll see the previous row’s TSS bars sitting there.
Insert hook into the next one along:
Yarn Over, and draw through:
Adding More Petals
We will repeat the above dance steps a few times until our flower starts to bloom.
Once you’ve done this repeatedly, you’ll notice that the loops on your hook alternate between a long (petal) loop and a shorter (TSS) loop.
Pop a latchable stitch marker onto your hook.
Complete the row as directed in the pattern:
(This varies depending on the position of the Snow Flower, so follow the pattern to be sure).
For a Photo Tutorial of the Return Pass, click here.
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