Crochet mittens free pattern

Easy Crochet Mittens Free Pattern

It’s time to keep your fingers warm by pairing these fun crochet mittens with this free pattern. That is exactly why the easy crochet mittens were designed in four sizes.

These crochet mittens are perfect for the whole family. Designed and tested to fit all age groups from Toddlers through adults large.

The great thing about these crochet mittens is that they start from the fingertips to the cuffs, which means you can check the fit throughout.

Oh, these crochet mittens are not gender-specific. They fit perfectly for both ladies and men, and you can also make them for the kids.

If you have never crocheted a pair of mittens, these crochet mittens are beginner, and the fit is a sport. This free crochet mitten pattern uses a combination of simple and common stitches.

Free lady’s mittens crochet pattern

Getting by in winter can be difficult, especially with my newest. When going on school runs and pushing the pram this season, my fingers get too cold, and these crochet mittens have been a lifesaver.

Finished Measurement of the crochet mittens

4 by 5 (6 by 8), 6 by 9, (8 by 10)”

SizesHeightCircumference
Toddler4″5″
Child6″8″
Teens (Adult small / Females)6″9″
Adult Large (Male)8″10″

Sizes – XS (S, M, L) / Toddler (Child, Teen, Adult)

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Supplies needed for this crochet mittens free pattern

Yarn – Hobbii Friends Extra Merino, Fine, 100% Wool, 50 g per 1.75 oz) 

2 strands of the yarn were held together throughout. 

Sample made in Lilac  (color A) and Purple (Color B)

Estimated Total Yardage

120 (140, 160, 180) yards

Hook and other Materials

4  mm Crochet Hook

Gauge 17 sts over 14 rounds = 4” made in hdc

Adjust hook size, if necessary, to obtain gauge.

Pattern Notes

  1. Please kindly read through the pattern before starting.
  2. Any other  #3 weight yarn can be substituted. 
  3.  Difficulty Level – Intermediate

Terms – US Terminology

Stitches used for the crochet mitten pattern

Chain/chains – ch/chs

Half double crochet – hdc

Double crochet – dc

Slip Stitch – sl st   

Special Stitch for this easy crochet mitten

Popcorn stitch: 5 dc in indicated st. Remove your hook from the last st and insert it into the top of the first dc, from front to back. Pass the hook through the loop left from the 5th st, and sl st to complete the stitch.  

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How to crochet a pair of crochet mittens

Section 1 – Base for the crochet mittens

With Color A for all sizes

Round 1: In a magic ring, ch 1, 10 hdc, join with a sl st to the beginning ch. 10 hdc

Round 2: Ch 1, 2 hdc in each  st around, join with a sl st to the beginning ch. 20 hdc

For the Toddler size, skip to Round 3 (4, 4, 5) 

Round 3: Ch 1, *2 hdc, hdc in next st, rep from * around, join with a sl st to the beginning ch. 30 hdc

For the Child and Teen sizes, skip to Round 3 (4, 4, 5)

Round 4: Ch 1, *2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 2 sts, rep from * around, join with a sl st to the beginning ch. 40 hdc. 

For all sizes

Rounds 3 (4, 4, 5) – 11 (15, 17, 19): Ch 1, hdc in each st around, join with a sl st to the beginning ch. 20 (30, 30, 40) hdc

Check for fit – The mitts should be at the base of your thumb.

If not, add a few more rounds.

If too long, frog back until you get to the base of your thumb.

Split for the thumb

Round 12 (16, 18, 20):  Ch 1, hdc in first st, ch 3 (4, 4, 6) skip next 3 (3, 3, 4) sts, hdc in remaining sts, join with a sl st to the beginning ch. 17 (27, 27, 36) hdc

Try your mitts on to check if the space left for the thumb opening is a good fit.

If too tight, increase the chains and the skipped sts.

Round 13 (17, 19, 21): Ch 1, hdc in next st, hdc in next 4 chains, hdc in each of the remaining sts, join with a sl st to the beginning ch. 21 (31, 31, 43) hdc

Rounds 14 (18, 20, 22) – 21 (23, 23, 25): Ch 1, hdc in each sts around, join with a sl st to the beginning ch. 21 (31, 31, 41) hdc

Fasten off A, join B

Section 2 – Cuff for the crochet mittens

With Color B for all sizes

Round 1: Hdc in each sts around, join with a sl st to the beginning ch. 21 (31, 31, 43) hdc

Round 2: Ch 2, *dc, popcorn, rep from * until the last st, dc in last st, join with a sl st to the beginning ch. 11 (16, 16, 21) dc

10 (15, 15, 20) popcorn st

Round 3: Ch 2, dc around, join with a sl st to the beginning ch. 21 (31, 31, 41) dc

Round 4: Ch 2, *dc, popcorn, rep from * until the last st, dc in last st, join with a sl st to the beginning ch. 11 (16, 16, 21) dc

10 (15, 15, 20) popcorn st

Round 5: Ch 2, dc around, join with a sl st to the beginning ch. 21 (31, 31, 41) dc

Round 6: Ch 2, *dc, popcorn, rep from * until the last st, dc in last st, join with a sl st to the beginning ch. 11 (16, 16, 21) dc

10 (15, 15, 20) popcorn st

Round 7: Ch 2, hdc around, join with a sl st to the beginning ch. 21 (31, 31, 41) hdc

Fasten off.

Crochet mittens – Thumb

Join Color A with a sl st to the 2nd skipped stitch.

Round 1: Ch 1, hdc in each st around, join 7 (9, 9, 11) hdc

Rounds 2 – 5 (7, 9, 11): Ch 1, hdc in each st around, join, 7 (9, 9, 11) hdc

Turn to the wrong side.

With both sts, sl st to close. 

Fasten off.

Keep warm; make one or more pairs from this crochet mitten pattern!

About the Designer

Hi, I am Susanna, the designer behind Fosbas Designs. I love yarn and crochet (obviously, that is why I have a blog to share all my beautiful crochet projects). These designs are aimed at bringing out the crocheter in you.

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