July 1966 - Barbecue Mitt
The Barbecue Mitt won by two votes!
The crocheted part looks pretty easy. The embellishment part might be more difficult and I promised I’d put eyes so it could do double duty as a hand puppet.
About the materials
The pattern calls for
I'll use Lily Sugar’n Cream Cotton for the crocheted part in Hot Pink and Cream that I have in my stash. I’m not sure what I’ll use for embellishment or the eyes yet but it should be something that won’t melt so probably felt, cotton yarn or thread.
As an extra bonus for this week, I'm sharing the photo of the third crochet pattern in this issue of Workbasket Magazine:
Next week I'll share more content from the June 1966 issue including some ads, a recipe or two and some items from the section called, "Women Who Make Cents".
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I'm from Minnesota and have been crocheting since 2003. I inherited a box full of Workbasket Magazines from my mother-in-law and became obsessed with the vintage patterns.