Crochet Mittens

I know that its almost August. I know that its hot outside and most other people are out at the beach, or on vacation or doing other summery things. But I'm the kind of person who is constantly counting down to Christmas and daydreaming of snowflakes.

I made these mittens for a friend in January. I used Homespun yarn in black for these. Sorry, I don't remember the hook size, but I think I used one so it would be a little tight, to fight the blistering winter winds.

They make awesome Christmas gifts!



Crochet Mittens Pattern



Cuff:
ch 14 (or however long or short you want to cuff to be, I like the cuff pretty long)
row 1: sc across
row 2-18: ch 1, sc in back loops only Join row 18 to first row with sl sts. Turn cuff inside out. ch 1.

Hand:
round 1: work 21 sc evenly around top of cuff. join with sl st. ch 1, turn
round 2: * 2 sc in next 2 sts. 2 sc in next st.* repeat from *to * around. Join last stitch with first stitch with sl st. ch1, turn
round 3-6: sc around, join with sl st. ch 1, turn
round 7: sc in next 13 sts. sk 5 sts, sc in next 10 sts. join with sl st. ch 1, turn
round 8-18: sc around, join with sl st, ch 1, turn
round 19: *sc2tog, sc in next 5 sts*. repeat from *to* around. join with sl st, ch 1 turn.
round 20: *sc2tog, sc in next 4 sts*. repeat from *to* once. sc2tog, sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog.join with sl st, ch 1 turn.
round 21: *sc2tog, sc in next 3 sts*. repeat from *to* around. join with sl st, ch 1 turn.
round 22: sc6tog twice. fasten off.

Thumb:
Join in inner most stitch.
round 1: Sc around, join with sl st. ch 1
round2-6: repeat round 1.
Round 7: sc3tog twice. join and fasten off.

Finishing: weave in all loose ends.
For these mittens, I used the same pattern, but made them bright with are stripes and polka-dots. I used colour A (blue) up to about the first thumb knuckle, and then switched to orange. Every other row, I took the opposite colour that I was using and brought in back and forth between stitches. 

4 comments

  1. Thanks for sharing your projects. I am one who thinks that it a brave thing to do. These are very cute pokadots-Impressing !!! I will keep your blog so I can see more of your cute ideas. Thanks again.

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    1. Thank you so much. You really made me smile today :)

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  2. Your instructions for the stripes and polka dots run right through the crochet instructions and I'm unable to read them.

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    1. Thanks for letting me know! Since I updated my blog, some of these older posts are a little off, so I appreciate you telling me! Should be all fixed up now. :)

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