Crochet a pair of Warm Woolish Mittens with less than one skein of Lion Brand Scarfie yarn. These crochet mittens fit an average adult women and are your next crochet winter essential! Keep reading for the free crochet pattern.
Using Scarfie yarn for mittens made me realize just how cool this yarn is! It is labeled as a bulky yarn and can absolutely be used in that way. BUT it is so lofty that if you want to use a smaller hook with it, it squishes down and works up a lot like a worsted weight yarn as well! My conclusion, Scarfie yarn is versatile and hook size/tension is important!
Seven Days of Scarfie Crochet Pattern Collection #1
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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Warm Woolish Mittens - Free Crochet Pattern
- Lion Brand Scarfie Yarn (approx. 150 yards, I used the "Cream/Teal" colorway)
- H/5.0 mm crochet hook (I used Clover Amour)
- Yarn needle
- Scissors (I always keep these travel scissors in my hook case)
- Ch: chain
- Sl st: slip stitch
- SC: Single crochet
- HDC: half-double crochet
- HDC2tog: half-double crochet two together
- DC: Double crochet
- FPDC: Front-post double crochet
Helpful Video Tutorials
Basic Mitten Construction - Right Handed
How to Crochet the Magic Cirlce - the right handed video loads with the page
15 HDC x 11 rows = 4" in HDC
- Tip of fingers to bottom of wrist = 9.5"
- Width of finger section = 4.25"
- Width of wrist = 3.5"
- Length of thumb = 2.5"
- Width of thumb = 1.75"
- The chain stitches at the beginning of each round do not count as a stitch.
- The last stitch of each round is attached to the first stitch of the round with a slip stitch
- This pattern would also work in continuous rounds if you prefer that technique.
- 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 4-16
Instructions (make 2)
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 4-16: Ch 1, HDC around (30)
Round 17: Ch 1, HDC, ch 6, skip 2 stitches and HDC around. (28 HDC + 6 ch stitches-this creates the thumb hole)
Round 18-20: Ch 1, HDC around (34)
Round 21: Ch 1, HDC in 6, HDC2tog, HDC in 15, HDC2tog, HDC in 9. (32)
Round 22: Ch 1, HDC around (32)
Round 23: Ch 1, *HDC in 2, HDC2tog, repeat from * around (24)
Round 24: Ch 1, *HDC in 4, HDC2tog, repeat from * around (20)
Round 25-27: Ch 2, *FPDC in 2, DC in 2, repeat from * around (20)
Round 28: Ch 1, SC around (20).
Tie off yarn and continue to attach thumb
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 2-5: Ch 1, HDC around (12)
Round 6: 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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