Easy Crochet Mittens

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These instructions may be used for either of the 3 sizes. Check yarn and hook for size you wish to make.

Materials—Infants—Fleisher’s Wonderized Babyfair, 1 ball; or Fleisher’s Baby Zephyr, 3-fold, 1 ball; or Fleisher’s Wonderized De Luxe Sock and Sport Yarn, 1 skein.

Contrasting Color for Trimming.

White Crochet Hook, Size 3.

Gauge: 13 sc = 2 inches; 7 rows = 1 inch

Size 1 Year—Fleisher’s Casa-Laine Sport Yarn, 1 ball; of Fleisher’s Sweater and Stocking Yarn, 1 skein. Contrasting Color for trim.

White Crochet Hook, Size 4.

Gauge: 11 sc = 2 inches; 6 rows = 1 inch

Size 2 to 3 Years—Fleisher’s Superior Knitting Worsted, ½ skein. Contrasting Color for trim.

White Crochet Hook, Size 5.

Gauge: 9 sc = 2 inches; 5 rows = 1 inch

Left Mitten—Palm and Thumb—Ch 24.

First row (wrong side)—1 sc in 2nd st from hook and in each st to end (23 sc).

2nd row—Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st (inc. for top edge), 1 sc in each st to end.

3rd row—Ch 1, turn, 1 sc in each st. Repeat last 2 rows once.

6th row—Ch 1, turn, draw up a loop in each of the first 2 sts, yo and through 3 loops (dec.), 1 sc in each of the next 12 sc, ch 9 for thumb, work 8 sc on ch, work 11 sc to end of row.

7th row—Ch 1, turn, 1 sc in each of first 19 sts, work 8 sc on other side of thumb ch, finish row (40 sc).

8th row—Dec. 1 st, 1 sc in each st to end (39 sc). Work 1 row even.

Final row (right side)—Ch 1, turn, 1 c in each of first 20 sts (12 for side of palm, 8 for thumb); fold thumb piece double, 1 slip st inserting hook through next st and last st worked; continuing to work through both edges of thumb, work 7 sc for thumb, 1 sc in each of the next 10 sts, 3 sc in next st, 1 sc in end st of each row on side (wrist), 3 sc in first st of foundation ch, 1 sc in each st on foundation ch, 1 sc in end st of each row on shaped side. Join in first st of final row. Fasten off.

Back of Mitten—Work same as palm for 5 rows.

6th row—Dec. 1 st at beginning of row, work to end. Work 1 row even. Repeat last 2 rows once. Ch 1, turn, work 1 row around outside edge as on palm. Fasten off.

Right Mitten—Palm and Thumb—Begin as for left mitten, increasing at end of 2nd and 4th row. Work 1 row even.

6th row—Ch 1, turn, 11 sc, ch 9 for thumb, 8 sc on ch, 12 sc, dec. 1 st.

7th row—Ch 1, turn, 21 sc, 8 sc on other side of thumb ch, 11 sc. Finish to correspond to left mitten. Make back of right mitten same as left mitten.

Finishing—Hold front and back of mitten with wrong sides together. With contrasting color, beginning at wrist and working from right side of back, work 1 row sc around outside edge to other end of wrist, working through both thicknesses (1 sc in each st), continue sc around wrist, working 1 sc in each sc. Join; fasten off. Steam. Cut a strand of contrasting color, 72 ins. long. Fold in half and twist. Fold again in half. Tie a knot in each end. Allow cord to twist.

Pom-pons—Wind contrasting color 80 times around a pencil. Tie one end, trim to size. Make 6. Sew to back as illustrated.

Other great patterns from Fleisher Fashions, Volume 75:

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Thumbless Mittens
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Little Princess Baby Set
Mary Lou Baby Set
Pram Baby Set
Young Gadabout Baby Set
Baby Classic Sweater
Big Boy Toddler Outfit
Bud Toddler Outfit
Checkerboard Toddler Outfit
Chick-A-Dee Baby Outfit
Curlilocks Toddler Outfit
Dream Boat Toddler Outfit
Glamour Girl Toddler Outfit
Huck Finn Toddler Outfit
In The Park Toddler Outfit
Jack-Be-Nimble Toddler Outfit
Jack-Be-Quick Toddler Outfit
Junior Toddler Outfit
Little Miss Jump Up Toddler Outfit
Patsy Toddler Outfit
Peter Toddler Outfit
Playtimer Baby Outfit
Snow Baby Toddler Outfit
Snow Flake Toddler Outfit
Snow Man Toddler Outfit
Sis Toddler Outfit
Water Baby Toddler Outfit
Wendy Toddler Outfit
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