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Family of Mittens - Crochet

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Lion Brand
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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 1 skein - Lion Brand Homespun yarn
  • (one skein makes 2 pair toddler or child or 1 pair men's or women's)
  • Size H-8 crochet hook (or size needed to obtain gauge)
  • Size G-6 crochet hook
  • Large-eyed blunt needle
  • GAUGE: 12 sc + 12 rows = 4 inches with larger hook.
  • BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.
  • SIZE: 24 months (2 yrs), Child 3-7, Adult Medium (woman), Large (man)
  • Finished Width 2-3/4 (3-1/2, 4-1/4, 5) inches
  • Finished Length 6 (8, 10-1/2, 11-1/2) 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.

DIRECTIONS:

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 7 (11, 13, 15) sts, sc2tog. Rnd 2 Sc in 6 (10, 12, 14) sts, sc2tog. Work 1 (2, 4, 5) 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) sts.

For All Sizes: Cut yarn and fasten off leaving a 6 inch tail. Turn to inside. Pull downfirmly on tail, then weave into fabric.

Finishing: Seam sides with tails. Weave in ends.

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