Easy Crochet Mittens







These easy crochet mittens mittens are so quick and easy to make. Although this is a simple pattern it can be easily adapted for the more advanced crocheter by missing out the first row and adding an edging in its place.

If you don't like the twisted cord, you can use ribbon instead or a length of plaited yarn.

Instructions for your easy crochet mittens

Skills Required

Double crochet (UK trebles), chain stitch, decreasing,

Materials

Oddment of light worsted (double knitting) yarn.

4mm crochet hook

Large blunt needle for sewing

Optional - Ribbon for ties

Abbreviations

dc = double crochet (UK treble)

ch = chain

st = stitch

sts - stitches

tch = turning chain

dc2tog = double crochet 2 together (UK treble 2 together)

Instructions

Make 22 chain.

Row 1

1 dc into 4th chain from hook

dc into remaining ch to end

3ch turn (20 sts)

Row 2

Miss 1 st. dc in remaining sts to end

1 tr into tch

3ch turn

Row 3 - repeat row 2

Row 4 - make eyelets

*miss 1 st, dc into next st, 1ch**

Repeat from * to ** to last st. Mis 1 st

1 dc into tch, 3ch turn

Row 5 Miss 1 st

1 dc into chain (try to work into the ch rather than the ch space for best results)

1 dc into next st

Repeat along row finishing with 1dc into tch, 3ch turn

Rows 6-8 work as row 2

Row 9

Miss one st

dc2togx4

work 2dc

dc2togx4

1 dc into tch

Fasten off.

With right sides together and using a large blunt needle sew up the sides and along the top of the mitts. Darn in any loose ends.

Make either a plaited cord or a twisted cord to thread through the eyelets

Alternatively ribbon can be used if preferred


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