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Mountain Man Trousers

Ice harvesting is a tough lifestyle, so you need to make sure you're properly kitted out.


These Mountain man trousers are perfect for keeping you warm in all weather!



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Sizes

XS (S, M, L XL):

90 (95, 100, 105, 110) cm / 35 (37, 39, 41, 43)” hips


Materials

  • 5 mm hook

  • 1200m/ 500g worsted weight yarn

  • I used Ice Yarns Classic Aran Dark Brown

  • Yarn needle

  • Stitch markers

  • Scissors

  • A length of 1.5cm / ⅔” wide elastic that fits around your waist + 2.5 cm/ 1”

  • Sewing needle and thread


Stitches

US terms

  • Chain (ch)

  • Slip stitch (sl st)

  • Single crochet (sc)

  • Half double crochet (hdc)

  • Half double crochet decrease (hdc2tog)

Pattern notes

Pattern is worked in the round


Gauge

14 stitches and 13 rows = 4” x 4” (10 cm x 10 cm)




Instructions


Trousers

Ch 124 (130, 138, 145, 152), join to first ch with sl st

Round 1: Ch 2, hdc around (124 (130, 138, 145, 152)).

DO NOT join with a slip stitch - just continue straight on to the next round.

Rounds 2-38 (40, 42, 44, 46): hdc around (124 (130, 138, 145, 152))

Round 43: To divide the legs, ch 9 (10, 10, 10, 11) and join with a sl st in the st # 62 (65, 69, 73, 76).






Leg

To begin working the first leg, hdc in next 62 (65, 69, 73, 76) sts and then in one side of each ch-9 (10, 10, 10, 11). DO NOT join with a slip stitch - just continue straight on to the next round of this leg (71 (75, 79, 83, 87))

Continue working rounds of hdc until 2.5cm / 1” above the knee.

On this row, mark beginning of row (9 hdc, hdc2tog) 8 times, then hdc to marker.

Continue working rounds of hdc until 2.5cm / 1” below the knee.

On this row, mark beginning of row (8 hdc, hdc2tog) 8 times, then hdc to marker.

Continue working rounds of hdc until the leg is 82 (87, 91, 96, 100) rows long.

Finish off.

Join yarn to other side of ch-9 (10, 10, 10, 11), and work the second leg as the first leg.

Finish off.



Waistband

(video tutorial)

Join yarn at back of the waist

Row 1: sc evenly around, join to first sc with a sl st

Row 2: Ch 1, flip, sc around, join to first sc with a sl st

Repeat row 2 until waistband is 3.5cm / 1 ⅓” high

With the sewing needle and thread, overlap both ends of the elastic and sew them together (the extra 1cm / ½” is for seam allowance) together forming a loop (be careful not to twist it!).

Fold the top of the waistband over the elastic, and sl st the top row of the waistband to the bottom row around (this forms a tube with the elastic inside).

Finish off, weave in ends.


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