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Home : Patterns : Family of Mittens
 

Free Crochet Pattern: Family of Mittens

Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern #: 10116-C
Rating: *****4.3 (based on 19 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: 24 months (2 yrs), Child 3-7, Adult Medium, Large

Finished Width 2¾ (3½, 4¼, 5) inches
Finished Length
6 (8, 10½, 11½) inches


Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: (applied Dec 8, 2013)
Thumb

Rnd 1 Sc in 7 (11, 13, 15) 6 (10, 12, 14) sts, sc2tog.
Rnd 2 Sc in 6 (10, 12, 14) 5 (9, 11, 13) sts, sc2tog.
Work 1 (2, 4, 5 4) additional sc rnds on 6 (10, 12, 14) sts.
For Child, Woman, and Man only
Sc2tog around; then sc around on rem 5 (6, 7) 4 (4, 5) sts.
The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)
 
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Color (A)
Homespun®

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*Homespun® (Article #790). 98% Acrylic, 2% Polyester; package size: 6.00oz/170.00 gr. (185yds/169m) pull skeins

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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  790-309 Homespun Yarn: Deco
   ball
$ 7.49  
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 mm)   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials

Note: 1 skein makes either Toddler or
Child (2 pair), Woman or Man (1 pair)

 

Family of Mittens

Lion Brand® Homespun®

GAUGE:

12 sc + 12 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) with larger hook.

When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

MITTENS
Cuff
Leaving a tail for sewing and using smaller hook, ch 8 (10, 12, 13). Working from side to side, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 7 (9, 11, 12) sts; turn.
Ribbing
Ch 1, sc in back loop of each sc across; turn. Rep 11 (15, 19, 23) more rows. On last row, change to larger hook, ch 1, DO NOT TURN.
Palm
Working across top of ribbing, sc 13 (17, 21, 25) evenly spaced across; turn.
Next Row (WS) Ch 1, sc in each sc across and inc by working 2 sc in each of 3 (4, 6, 5) sts evenly spaced; turn - 16 (21,27,30) sts.
Row 1 Ch 1, sc in each st; turn. Rep for 5 (9, 14, 16) more rows.
Top Shaping:
For Child and Woman
Ch 1, sc2tog, sc in each of next 7 (10) sts, sc2tog, sc in each of next 8 (11) sts, sc2tog - 18 (24) sts; turn.
For All Sizes
Ch 1, [sc2tog, sc in each of next 4 (5, 8, 11) sts, sc2tog] twice - 12 (14, 20, 26) sts; turn.
Next Row Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.
For Man
Ch 1, (sc2tog, sc in each of next 9 sts, sc2tog) twice - 22 sts; turn.
Next Row Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.
For All Sizes
Ch 1, sc2tog across; turn. Ch 1, sc in each rem 6 (7, 10, 11) sts. Leaving tail measuring approximately 10 inches long, cut yarn and fasten off. Thread tail into needle and back through back loops of rem sts. Pull up tightly to close opening and leave tail for sewing.
Thumb
With the RS facing and using larger hook, skip first sc row after ribbing. Join yarn with a slip st between 2nd and 3rd rows on side edge. Ch 1, sc in same row as joining and in each of next 3 (5, 6, 7) rows. Planning to leave last 2 rows free, on opposite side of mitten sc in 4 (6, 7, 8) rows - 8 (12, 14, 16) sts.
Rnd 1 Sc in 6 (10, 12, 14) sts, sc2tog.
Rnd 2 Sc in 5 (9, 11, 13) sts, sc2tog.
Work 1 (2, 4, 4) additional sc rnds on 6 (10, 12, 14) sts.
For Child, Woman, and Man only
Sc2tog around; then sc around on rem 4 (4, 5) sts.
For All Sizes
Cut yarn and fasten off leaving a 6 inches tail. Turn to inside. Pull down firmly on tail, then weave into fabric.

Finishing
Seam sides with tails. Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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ch(s) = chain(s) rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side sc = single crochet
sc2tog = single crochet 2 together st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together WS = wrong side


  Learn to Crochet Instructions:  http://www.lionbrand.com/learnToCrochet.html


Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.3 (based on 19 reviews)
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Family of Mittens Reviewed by Ruthann Yeaton on 2012-01-31 *****
I made these with Homespun Candy Apple red. I made an adult pair. It is a very easy pattern to do, and one can do it in a single sitting. The thumb points straight out to the side, which bothered me a lot, and I considered altering it a bit to get rid of this shape. But the recipient of the mittens put it on, and they look great; in fact they look fluffier with that little extra ease at the base of the thumb. I will make these again and again. LOVE this pattern; it's a great way to finish off a half-used skein of Homespun! Can't wait to try a "painterly" color!


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