The Coffee Bean Mittens are warm, beautifully textured and easy to make with this free crochet pattern.
Crochet Coffee Bean Mittens using the Bean Stitch
I just had to make the Coffee Bean Mittens after you all loved the Coffee Bean Beanie and Coffee Bean Infinity Scarf so much. These mittens start with a basic mitten construction and then have a beautiful, textured cuff made from bean stitches.
These adult sized mittens can easily be adjusted in length, and you can even add more rows to the cuff if you just can’t get enough of the bean stitch.
Seven Days of Scarfie Pattern Collection #4
This pattern is part of my Seven Days of Scarfie pattern collections. Whether you are new to Seven Days of Scarfie or you have been making along with me every single year; I am so happy you are joining in the fun! Seven Days of Scarfie started on a total whim in 2016, and I have gotten so much positive feedback on the patterns that I just keep going with it every year.
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Yarn Substitutes for Scarfie Yarn
Ever since I started Seven Days of Scarfie, I’ve been asked a lot about yarn that can be substituted when Scarfie isn’t available or wool is an issue. The good news is that you can substitute almost any worsted weight yarn or light Category 5 yarn for this pattern! Since scarves aren’t particularly fitted you don’t even need to worry about gauge. Just add or subtract length as desired if your yarn is a different weight category. If you are looking for yarn similar to Lion Brand Scarfie yarn, check out my list of recommended substitutes here.
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Coffee Bean Mittens - Free Crochet Pattern
- Approx. 155 yards of Lion Brand Scarfie Yarn (‘Cream/Taupe’ pictured) or a comparable Category 4 yarn. Find some of my substitution suggestions here.
- H/5.0mm crochet hook - I love Clover Amour
- Scissors - I always keep these travel scissors in my hook case
- Yarn needle
Abbreviations (written in U.S. terms):
- sl st: slip stitch
- sk: skip
- ch: chain
- SC: single crochet
- HDC: half double crochet
- Bean: bean stitch
Bean stitch: insert hook into stitch, YO, pull up a loop, YO, insert hook into same stitch, YO, pull up a loop, YO, insert hook into same stitch, YO, pull up a loop, YO, pull through all 6 loops on your hook.
Related Video Tutorials:
How to Crochet the Baby Bean Stitch - PLEASE NOTE that this video demonstrates a smaller version of the bean stitch. I am putting the video here so that you can see the basic concept of the stitch, but please follow the description of the bean stitch as written in the ‘ Special Stitch’ section above. Find the Left Handed version of this video here.
How to Crochet a Mitten for Beginners - this video demonstrates the basic construction of crocheting a top down mitten. Find the Left Handed version of this video here.
15 HDC x 11 rows = 4” square
Tip of fingers to bottom of wrist = 10"
Width of finger section = 4"
Width of wrist = 3.75"
Length of thumb = 2.5"
Width of thumb = 1.5"
- The chain stitches at the beginning of each row do not count as a stitch.
- The end of each round is attached to the first st of the round with a sl st
- This pattern is written to fit an average adult. The size can easily be adjusted by adding or subtracting rounds. Additions or subtractions should happen between rounds 4-15
- I used a fairly tight tension for this project, please check your gauge so the mittens fit properly.
- Thumb size can be adjusted by changing the number of stitches you start with. Length can be adjusted by adding/subtracting rounds.
Start with magic circle
Round 1: ch 1, Work 10 HDC into magic circle, pull tight (10)
Round 2: ch 1, 2 HDC in each stitch around (20)
Round 3: ch 1, *2 HDC, HDC, repeat from * around (30)
Round 4-15: ch 1, HDC around (30)
Round 16: ch 1, HDC, ch 6, skip 2 sts and HDC around. (28 HDC + 6 ch sts - this creates the thumb hole)
Round 17-19: Ch 1, HDC around (34)
Round 20: Ch 1, HDC in 6, HDC2tog, HDC in 15, HDC2tog, HDC in 9. (32)
Round 21: Ch 1, HDC around (32)
Round 22: Ch 1, *HDC in 2, HDC2tog, repeat from * around (24)
Round 23-27: ch 2, *bean, ch 1, skip 1, repeat from * around (12 bean sts). Attach to the first st of the round with a sl st. TURN
Round 28: ch 1, SC around (24)
Attaching the Thumb:
Round 1: Attach yarn into the thumb hole with a sl st. Ch 1, and work 12 HDC around the thumb hole. Some stitches may be worked into "non traditional" spaces such as stitch posts to achieve this number. (12)
Round 2-6: Ch 1, HDC around (12)
Round 7: Ch 1, HDC2tog around (6)
Cut and tie yarn leaving a long tail. Using a yarn needle, weave through every other stitch around the top. Pull to cinch the thumb shut and tie off. Weave in all ends and you are done!
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