Children's Crocheted Mittens

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Small: 2-4 Year
Large: 8-10 Year

These instructions may be used for either size. Check yarn and hook for size you wish to make.

MATERIALS:

For large size: Fleisher’s or Bear Brand Machine Washable Win-Sport, Color A, 2 ozs.
About 20 yards Color B; 10 yards Color C.

“Boye” Crochet Hook, Size E (2).

GAUGE: Win-Sport 11 hdc = 2 inches

For small size: Fleisher’s or Bear Brand Ever-Match Sock and Fingering, Color A, 1 oz.
About 20 yards each Color B and C.

“Boye” Crochet Hook, Size D (1).

GAUGE: Sock and Fingering 15 hdc = 2 inches

BACK: With B, ch 42; 1 dc in 4th st from hook and in each of next 3 sts, 1 hdc in each of next 5 sts, 1 sc in each of next 5 sts for wrist, 1 hdc in each of next 24 sts, 3 hdc in last st, 1 hdc in each of next 24 sts on other side of foundation ch, 5 sc, 5 hdc. 5 dc; 81 sts. Fasten off.

NOTE: All sts on back of mitten are worked in horizontal thread st back of sts, leaving 2 top loops of sts free to form a ch st ridge on right side of work. Turning ch at beg of row counts as 1 dc.

Row 2: * With A loop on hook, working from same side as last row, 1 dc in each of 5 dc, 1 hdc in each of 5 hdc, 1 sc in each of 5 sc, 1 hdc in each of 24 hdc *; 2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st, † work 24 hdc, 5 sc, 5 hdc, 5 dc,; 83 sts. Fasten off. †

Row 3: Repeat between *’s of row 2; 2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st; repeat between †’s of row 2; 86 sts.

Row 4: Work first 15 sts as in last row, 25 hdc, * 2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next st, 2 hdc in each of next 2 sts, 1 hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st *, 25 hdc, finish row; 90 sts.

Row 5: Work first 15 sts as before, 27 hdc; repeat between *’s of row 4, work 27 hdc, finish row; 94 sts.

Row 6: Work first 15 sts, 28 hdc, * 2 hdc in next st 1 hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in each of next 2 sts, 2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next at *, 28 hdc, finish row; 98 sts. Fasten off.

PALM: Row 1: With A, work same as row 1 of back of hand; do not fasten off.

NOTE: All sts on palm of mitten are worked through the 2 top loops of sts with no ridge showing on right side. Work back and forth without breaking yarn at end of rows.

Row 2: Ch 3, turn, 1 dc in 2nd and each of next 3 dc, 1 hdc in each of 5 hdc, continue as for row 2 of back, working in 2 top loops of sts, end with last dc in top of turning ch; do not fasten off.

Row 3: Ch 3, turn, 1 dc in 2nd and each of next 3 dc, 5 hdc, 5 sc, 24 hdc; 2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next st, 2 hdc in next st; work 1 hdc in each st to within 21 sts of end of row (6 sts before wrist), drop loop from hook, join separate strand of yarn in same st in which last st was made, ch 12; break off.

Take up dropped loop and continuing row, work 1 hdc in each of 12 ch sts, then work 12 hdc on other side of ch; finish row working 6 hdc, 5 sc, 5 hdc, 5 dc.

Row 4: Ch 3, turn, work first 21 sts as before, work 24 hdc on thumb, work next 19 hdc; repeat between *’s of row 4 of back once, work 25 hdc, 5 sc, 5 hdc, 5 dc.

Row 5: Ch 3, turn, work first 15 sts as before, 27 hdc; repeat between *’s of row 4 of back once, finish as for row 5 of back, working 24 hdc on thumb.

Row 6: Ch 3, turn, work first 21 sts as before and 24 hdc on thumb, work next 22 hdc; repeat between *’s of row 6 of back once, work 28 hdc, 5 sc, 5 hdc, 5 dc. Fasten off.

FINISHING: Sew seam of thumb for 12 sts. With right side of back of hand toward you, join palm and back by working 1 row sc through both thicknesses around outer edge, working in horizontal loop at back of sts on back of hand and through the 2 loops of each st of palm; do not break yarn; work 1 row sc from right side around edge of flaring cuff. Fasten off.

Work 2nd mitten in same way, turning out thumb on opposite side before joining.

EMBROIDERY: With C, embroider cross st trimming over 2 center rows of back of mitten; then with A work a running st over each cross st, see illustration. Steam.


Other great patterns from Gloves & Mittens, Volume 29:

Crochet Patterns

Men's Afghan Stitch Gloves
Women's Two-Tone Crocheted Gloves
Shortie Gloves
Children's Crocheted Mittens

Knitting Patterns

Classic Mittens
Classic Gloves
Men's & Women's Cable Gloves
Men's Two-Needle Norwegian Mittens
Men's Fair Isle Mittens
Women's Angora Mittens
Women's Two-Needle Mittens
Women's Norwegian Mittens
Women's Open Palm Mittens
Women's Shorties Gloves
Women's Lace Gloves
Women's Angora Gloves
Women's Tailored Gloves
Women's Plaid Gloves
Women's Long Gloves
Children's Angora Mittens
Children's Two-Needle Mittens
Children's Two Needle Cable Mittens
Children's Safety Mittens
Children's Norwegian Mittens

Comments

I don't understand the part where it says continue like row two of back, I tried that and it came out all caddy wompous. Anyone have any help to give on this pattern? Maybe a video? Or a picture of what the other side of the gloves look like?