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Crocheted Toddler Mittens (FREE pattern)

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Ever tried to find good fitting mittens that aren’t a pain in the rear to put on your small toddler? None of them are small enough to fit their tiny hands well.

PROBLEM SOLVED!

“I’ll just make my own!”

BUUUUT… I struggled to even find a crochet pattern that worked, so I designed my own! I have used this pattern for a couple of years and made MANY mittens for my kids and my friend’s and family’s kids as well. They are amazing! Pattern is for Toddler (1-3 years) and Child (4-7 years). I didn’t bother writing the pattern for any older kids. By the time they were 8 or so they preferred gloves, and by that time gloves fit well enough to be useful.

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1-3 years:

Ribbing:

G hook and worsted weight yarn
1.) Ch 13, starting in the second ch from hook, Sc 12, ch 1 and turn
2-16.) BLO – Sc in each, ch 1 and turn
Slst last row to first to form cuff, ch 1

Hand:
Switch to H hook
Notes: Work in rounds now using a stitch marker. Do NOT join at the end of rounds.
1.) Sc in the side of each row (16)
2.) *Sc 3, inc* 4 times (20)
3.) Sc 9, inc twice, sc 9 (22)
4.) Sc 9, inc, sc 2, inc, sc 9 (24)
5.) Sc 9, inc, sc 4, inc, sc 9 (26)
6.) Sc 9, skip next 8, sc 9 (18) (thumb hole formed)
7-13.) Sc in each Sc
14.) *sc2tog* 9 times (9)
15.) *sc2tog* 4 times, sc 1 (5)
Finish off leaving long tail to sew up hole at top.

Thumb:
1.) Join at thumb hole on first skipped stitch time round 6, ch 1, Sc in same as joining and next 7, For next stitch: [insert hook into next stitch on thumb and PUL, insert into hand portion of glove and PUL, insert into the same stitch as the first st of this round is worked in and PUL, YO and pull through all loops, place stitch marker.] (8)

2.) sc2together, sc 6 (7)
3-5.) Sc in each sc (7)
Finish off leaving long tail to sew up hole at end.

4-7 years:

Ribbing:

G hook and worsted weight yarn
1.) Ch 15, starting in the second ch from hook, Sc 14, ch 1 and turn
2-20.) BLO – Sc in each, ch 1 and turn
Slst last row to first to form cuff, ch 1

Hand:
Switch to H hook
Notes: Work in rounds now using a stitch marker. Do NOT join at the end of rounds.
1.) Sc in the side of each row (20)
2.) *Sc 3, inc* 5 times (25)
3.) Sc 11, inc, sc 1, inc, sc 11 (27)
4.) Sc 11, inc, sc 3, inc, sc 11 (29)
5.) Sc 11, inc, sc 5, inc, sc 11 (31)
6.) Sc 11, skip next 9, sc 11 (22) (thumb hole formed)
7-15.) Sc in each Sc (22)
16.) *sc2tog* 11 times (11)
17.) *sc2tog* 5 times, sc 1 (6)
Finish off leaving long tail to sew up hole at top.

Thumb:
1.) Join at thumb hole on first skipped stitch time round 6, ch 1, Sc in same as joining and next 7, For next stitch: [insert hook into next stitch on thumb and PUL, insert into hand portion of glove and PUL, insert into the same stitch as the first st of this round is worked in and PUL, YO and pull through all loops, place stitch marker.] (9)

2.) sc2tog, sc 6 (8)
3-6.) Sc in each sc (8)
Finish off leaving long tail to sew up hole at end.

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