Crochet mittens FAST with chunky yarn and this free crochet pattern. These easy mittens are so warm and perfect for cold winter days!
Crochet Chunky Mittens Quickly
Fast and easy crochet patterns are SO satisfying! Sometimes you just need a project that you can finish in one sitting, right? These chunky mittens are going to whip up in under a few hours, and they will be just what you need for the cold winter months.
Chunky Mittens Made with Wool Ease Thick and Quick
These chunky crochet mittens are made with one of my favorite super bulky yarns - Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick and Quick. This yarn comes in a huge variety of colors, washes nicely, and (you guessed it!) works up really quickly for any project you make it with!
Crochet Mittens with Leftover Yarn
This Petrol Blue colorway is a particular favorite of mine, and it's a nice neutral navy tone so it should match most of my winter coats! I actually made this with the leftover yarn from my Hearth Blanket pattern. If you want to see this gorgeous yarn as a beautiful crochet throw - check it out here!
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Midnight Mittens - Free Crochet Pattern
- Lion Brand Thick and Quick Yarn
- J/6.5mm crochet hook (I use Clover Amour)
- Yarn needle
- Scissors - I always keep these travel scissors in my hook case
Abbreviations (written in U.S. terms):
- ch: chain
- sl st: slip stitch
- HDC: half double crochet
- HDC2Tog: half double crochet two together
Helpful Video Tutorials
How to Crochet a Mitten for Beginners (find the left handed video here)
How to Crochet the Magic Cirlce - the right handed video loads with the page
5 HDC x 4 rows = 2” square in HDC
- Tip of fingers to bottom of wrist = 9"
- Width of finger section = 4.5"
- Width of wrist = 4.25"
- Length of thumb = 2.75"
- Width of thumb = 2"
- 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 is written to fit an average adult woman. The size can easily be adjusted by adding or subtracting rounds. Additions or subtractions should happen between rounds 4-10.
Start with a magic circle
Round 1: ch 1, work 7 HDC into magic circle, pull tight (7).
Round 2: ch 1, 2 HDC in each stitch around (14)
Round 3: ch 1, *2 HDC, HDC, repeat from * around (21)
Round 4-10: ch 1, HDC around.
Round 11: ch 1, HDC in 2 sts, ch 5, skip 1, HDC in the remaining sts around (24)
Round 12-13: ch 1, HDC around
Round 14: ch 1, HDC in 4 sts, HDC2Tog, HDC in 10, HDC2Tog, HDC in 6 sts (22)
Round 15: ch 1, *HDC in 5, HDC2Tog, HDC in 8 sts, HDC2Tog, HDC in 5 sts (20)
Round 16-18: ch 1, HDC around
Cut and tie off yarn and continue to attach the thumb.
Attaching the thumb:
Round 1: Attach yarn into the thumb hole with a sl st. ch 1, and work 10 HDC around the thumb hole. Some stitches may be worked into "non traditional" spaces such as stitch posts to achieve this number. (10)
Round 2-3: ch 1, HDC around (10)
Round 4: ch 1, HDC2Tog around (5)
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.
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