Cheer Mitts

Cheer Mitts

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Some Experience Necessary
Project Courtesy of: Bernat
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One size to fit average adult



Bernat® Collegiate Chunky™ (400g/14 oz; 431 yds/394 m)

Knit or Crochet Version

Contrast A Gold                                            1                      ball                 

Contrast B Burgundy                                    1                      ball


Crochet Version: Size U.S. K/10½ crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

Knit Version: Size U.S. 11 knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.                                                                                                                                                   

Both Versions: Piece of cardboard cut to 5”.



Crochet Version: 9 sc and 10 rows = 4”.

Knit Version: 11 sts and 14 rows = 4” in stocking st.



Approx = Approximately

Beg = Begin(ning)

Ch = Chain(s)

Hdc = Half double crochet

K = Knit

K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together

P = Purl

Rep = Repeat

Sc = Single crochet

Sts = stitch(es)

Tog = Together




CROCHET VERSION (make 2 alike).

Note: Mitts are worked sideways.

With A, ch 17.

1st row: 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook (skipped ch 2 counts as hdc). 1 hdc in each ch to end of chain. Turn. 15 hdc.

2nd row: Ch 2 (counts as hdc). Working in back loops only, 1 hdc in each hdc to end of chain. Turn.

Rep last row until work from beg measures approx 7”. Fasten off.

Fold work in half lengthwise and sew foundation ch and last row tog to form mitt, leaving 1” opening for thumb approx 1” down from edge.


KNIT VERSION (make 2 alike).

Note: Mitts are worked sideways.

With B, cast on 18 sts.

Work in garter st (knit every row) until work from beg measures 6½”.

Cast off. 

Fold work in half and sew cast on and cast off edges tog to form Mitt, leaving 1” opening for thumb approx 1” down from edge.



Pompom (make 6 per pair of Mitts): Wind A and B tog around piece of cardboard approx 50 times. Remove from cardboard and tie tightly in center. Cut through each side of loops. Trim, keeping pompom shaggy. Sew 3 pompoms to back of each Mitt.

Cheer Mitts is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome! Quick to knit and assemble. Easy/fun project. Used a 3x6in piece of cardboard for the pompoms. Don't be afraid to wind a lot and make them fluffy!
Date published: 2014-09-07
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