Child's Mitten Pattern

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MATERIAL-2 skeins of Woolco Knitting Worsted. No. 5 steel hook.

Make a chain of 35 stitches; join.

Make 1 single crochet in each stitch, through both loops for 2 inches.

PATTERN-1ST, 2D, 3D ROUNDS-1 single crochet in front loop of 1st stitch, 1 single crochet in back loop of next stitch; repeat to end of round.

4TH, 5TH, 6TH ROUNDS-Reversed. These 6 rounds must be repeated throughout.

1ST ROUND-Increase 1 at beginning of round by making 2 stitches in 1; continue like pattern to end of round.

2D AND 3D ROUNDS-Like pattern.

4TH ROUND-Increase 1, crochet 1, increase 1, continue like pattern to end of round.

5TH AND 6TH ROUNDS- Pattern.

7TH ROUND-Increase 1, crochet 3, increase 1; pattern.


10TH ROUND-Increase 1, crochet 5, increase 1; pattern.

11TH AND 12TH ROUNDS-Pattern.

13TH ROUND-Increase 1, crochet 7, increase 1; pattern.

Crochet 4 ¼ inches. Start thumb. Divide stitches into 2 parts. Crochet 5 from one side and 4 from other, chain 6 stitches, making 15 stitches. Decrease 1 of the 6 every round until you have 12 stitches. Make 1 ½ inches. Decrease every 3d stitch until there are 4 stitches.

Thread a needle, draw the 4 stitches to wrong side and finish off.

Take up the 6 stitches chained for thumb, decrease 1 of these each round until all are taken off. Crochet 2 ½ inches. Crochet 1, decrease 1, crochet 12, decrease 1, crochet 1. Repeat. Crochet 1, decrease 1, crochet 10, decrease 1. Repeat. Decrease in this way until there are 6 stitches on each side. Thread a needle, draw through all the stitches, pull through on wrong side; end off.

Crochet a scallop around top. Make 1 single crochet, 3 chains and 3 double crochets in 1 stitch, skip 2, make 1 single crochet; 1 single crochet in next stitch, 3 chains and 3 double crochets in same stitch. Repeat to end of round.