Child's Mitten Pattern

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MATERIAL-2 skeins of Woolco Knitting Worsted. No. 4 steel hook.

PATTERN-*Make 1 stitch in front loop of first stitch, 1 stitch in back loop of next stitch, until you have crocheted 7 stitches, then make 6 plain stitches by taking up both loops*. Repeat between stars to end of round. Make 6 rounds like this. In the next 6 rounds the 6 plain stitches must be made over the 7 fancy stitches.

This design is repeated throughout entire mitten with the exception of the thumb and gore which are made plain.

Chain 40 stitches; join.

Make 1 single crochet in each chain by taking up the back loop only.

Repeat for 2 ½ inches. This forms wrist band.

1ST ROUND-Increase 1 stitch at beginning of round, continue pattern to end of round.


4TH ROUND-Increase 1, crochet 1, increase 1; pattern.

Increase 2 stitches in this way every 3d round until you have gained 11 stitches.

Plain until work measures 5 ¼ inches.

The 11 stitches gained by increasing form gore, crochet these, now take 1 from each side of hand, giving you 13; start thumb by making a chain of 6; join, crochet 1 round plain. Decrease 1 of the 6 each round until there are 16 stitches. Crochet 2 ¼ inches long. Crochet 3 stitches, decrease 1, crochet 3, decrease 1, crochet 3, decrease 1, decrease every stitch until there are 4 stitches left. Thread needle, pull thread through the 4 stitches and end off. Crochet the 6 chains that were made for thumb, decrease 1 each round until there are 40 stitches. Crochet pattern until the mitten measures 8 ¾ inches. Divide work into 2 parts; crochet 1, decrease 1, crochet 14, decrease 1, crochet 1; crochet 1, decrease 1, crochet 14, decrease 1, crochet 1. Crochet 1 round plain. Decrease every other round as above until only 12 stitches remain. Then decrease every stitch to end of round. Draw these stitches to wrong side and end off.