Fringe or Animal Mittens
Free Crochet Pattern
||Size H Crochet hook
1 oz balls knitting worsted yarn
Sizes 4 1/2-5 - 3 oz
Sizes 5 1/2-6 1/2 - 4 oz
Size 7 - 5 oz
Sizes 4 1/2-5 1/2 - 2 oz
Sizes 6-7 - 3 oz
Few yards of black knitting worsted
2 buttons for eyes
|| single crochet
| sl st
|| slip stitch
9 sts = 2 inches
4 rnds = 1 inch
Measurement Around Palm:
Inches: 4 1/2 5
5 1/2 6 6 1/2
Starting at tip of fingers, ch 2.
6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.
Note: Pick up back loop only throughout.
2 sc in each sc around - we sc.
Sc in each sc around.
(Carry a colored thread up between last sc and next sc to indicate side of
mitten, 2 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc) twice - 16 sc.
Sc in each sc around.
(2 sc in next sc, sc to one sc preceding next marker, 2 sc in next sc)
twice. Repeat last 2 rnds alternately until there are on rnd:
Stitches 20 24
28 28 32
Continuing to carry colored thread up, work
even in sc rnds until mitten, when tried on reaches base of thumb or
measured from tip (inches):
3 1/2 4
4 1/2 4 3/4 5
ending in sc preceding first colored thread.
Drop loop from hook.
Starting at tip and using a 2nd ball, ch 2.
4 sc in 2nd ch from hook.
2 sc in each sc around.
Increasing evenly spaced
2 2 2
sc in each sc around. Work even on these
10 10 10
until thumb, when tried on reaches base of
thumb or measures from tip:
Inches 2 1/4
2 1/4 2 1/4 2 1/4
2 1/2 2 1/2
Break off leaving a 6-inch length of yarn.
Thread yarn into a needle and sew next 2 sc of thumb to next 2 sc
following the dropped loop on Mitten. Pick up dropped loop on Mitten and
work as follows:
Sc in next
8 8 8
sc on thumb, sc in next 2 sc on mitten,
place a marker on last sc worked, sc in each sc on mitten to within last
sc on mitten, place a marker on last sc worked.
Draw up a loop in next 2 sts, yarn over and draw through all loops on hook
- 1 sc decreased, sc in each sc to within 2 sc before next marker, dec 1
sc, sc in each sc to end of rnd.
Sc in each sc around. Repeat last 2 rnds alternately until their remain:
24 24 28
Repeat 3rd rnd decreasing 1 sc at both sides of mitten. Work even for:
1 2 2
Inc 1 sc at both sides of mitten. Work even for 1 1/4 inches on last rnd,
join last sc with sl st to first sc.
Ch 1, sc in joining, * ch 2, sc in both loops of next sc. Repeat from *
around. Join as before. Break off and fasten.
For Fringe Mitten only:
Starting 1 1/4 inches up from wrist edge and working across sts on back of
hand between colored threads, attach yarn to free loop of first sc, ch 1,
and draw loop on hook out to measure 1 1/2 inches, * insert hook in free
loop of next sc and draw loop through, ch 1, and draw loop just made up to
height of previous loop. Repeat from * across to last sc before next
colored thread. Keeping last 2 loops on hook, drop remaining loops from
hook, turn mitten and work across sts of preceding rnd in same manner.
Continue to work across each row toward tip ending on 4th row of mitten
Break off and fasten. Cut loops open to form fringe.
Work as for Left Mitten until piece is same length as left mitten to thumb
ending in 3rd sc preceding colored thread. Drop loop from hook.
Continue as for Left Mitten until completed.
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