Child’s Cable Mittens-Free Crochet Pattern


Child’s Cable Mittens- Size: mitten measures 5.5″ wrist to finger tip

Fun for kids when paired with matching cable socks!

Pattern also available as a free PDF download:            download now

Skill Level:   Intermediate

Supplies: Size E/4/3.5mm and Size C/2/2.75mm Crochet Hooks,  2.25oz Yarn Bee Walk Away Sock Yarn (#02-Footsy)

Stitches Used: ch (chain), slst (slip stitch), sc (single crochet), scdec (decrease single crochet), dc (double crochet), fpdc (front post double crochet), bpdc (back post double crochet).

Special stitch: cable-skip first 3 dc, fpdc in next 3 dc, fpdc in 1st, 2nd and 3rd skipped dc.

Note: beginning ch 3 counts as first dc.

Front Post Double Crochet: (fpdc): Yo hook, insert hook from front to back to front around post of indicated st, yo hook, pull up lp, [yo hook, pull through 2 lps] twice.

Back Post Double Crochet: (fpdc): Yo hook, insert hook from back to front to back around post of indicated st, yo hook, pull up lp, [yo hook, pull through 2 lps] twice.

Unless noted otherwise, always skip the st behind the fpdc and the st in front of the bpdc.

Gauge: 5 sc per inch, 5 sc rows per inch.

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Right Mitten

Rnd. 1: with C hook, ch13, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, ch1, turn.        12sc

Rnd. 2: working in back loops, sc in each sc across, ch1, turn.     12sc

Rnds. 2-35: repeat rnd. 2.       12sc

Rnd. 36: working across ribbing, sc in end of each row, ch1, turn.     35sc

Rnd. 37: with E hook, sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn.      35sc

Rnd. 38: sc in first 6 sc, fpdc in next 6 sc in previous rnd, sc in next 5 sc, 2sc in next sc, sc in next 17 sc, ch1, turn.         36st

Rnd. 39: sc in first 17 sc, 2sc in next 2 sc, sc in next 5 sc, bpdc in next 6 dc, sc in next sc, ch1, turn.                38st

Rnd. 40: sc in first 6 sc, cable over next 6 dc, sc in next 5 sc, 2sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc, 2sc in next sc, sc in next 17 sc, ch1, turn.        40st

Rnd. 41: sc in first 17 sc, 2sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc, 2sc in next sc, sc in next 5 sc, bpdc in next 6 dc, sc in next 6 sc, ch1, turn.       42st

Rnd. 42: sc in first 6 sc, fpdc in next 6 dc, sc in next 5 sc, 2sc in next sc, sc in next 6 sc, 2sc in next sc, sc in next 17 sc, ch1, turn.        44st

Rnd. 43: sc in first 17 sc, 2sc in next sc, sc in next 8 sc, 2sc in next sc, sc in next 5 sc, bpdc in next 6 dc, sc in next 6 sc, ch1, turn.     46st

Rnd. 44: sc in first 6 sc, cable over next 6 dc, sc in next 5 sc, skip next 12 sc, sc in next 17 sc, ch1, turn.         34st

Rnd. 45: sc in first 22 sc, bpdc over next 6 dc, sc in next 6 sc, ch1, turn.      34st

Rnd. 46: sc in first 6 sc, fpdc over next 6 dc, sc in next 22 sc, ch1, turn.       34st

Rnd. 47: repeat rnd. 45.

Rnd. 48: sc in first 6 sc, cable over next 6 dc, sc in next 22 sc, ch1, turn.      34st

Rnd. 49: repeat rnd. 45.

Rnd. 50: repeat rnd. 46.

Rnd. 51: repeat rnd. 45.

Rnd. 52: repeat rnd. 48.

Rnds. 53-56: repeat rnds. 49-52.

Rnds. 57-60: repeat rnds. 49-52.

Rnd. 61: sc in each st across, ch1, turn.        34sc

Rnd. 62: scdec over first 2 sc, *scdec over next 2 sc*, repeat from * 15 times, ch1, turn.    17sc

Rnd. 63: sc in first sc, *scdec over next 2 sc*, repeat from * 7 times, ch1, turn.     9sc

Rnd. 64: work 1 sc decrease across all 9 sc, fasten off, leaving tail to sew side seam.   1sc

Thumb

Rnd. 1: right side facing, E hook, attach yarn in first skipped st on rnd. 44, ch1, sc in same st, sc in next 11 sc, ch1, turn.        12sc

Rnd. 2: sc in each sc across, ch1, turn.       12sc

Rnds. 3-8: repeat rnd. 2.       12sc

Rnd. 9: work 1 scdec across all 12 sc, fasten off leaving tail to sew side seam.   1sc

Left Mitten          

Rnds. 1-37: repeat rnds. 1-37 of Right Mitten.

Rnd. 38: sc in first 17 sc, 2sc in next sc, sc in next 5 sc, fpdc in next 6 sc of previous rnds, sc in next 6 sc, ch1, turn.             36st

Rnd. 39: sc in first 6 sc, bpdc in next 6 dc, sc in next 5 sc, 2sc in next 2 sc, sc in next 17 sc, ch1, turn.          38st

Rnd. 40: sc in first 17 sc, 2sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc, 2sc in next sc, sc in next 5 sc, cable over next 6 dc, sc in next 6 sc, ch1, turn.          40st

Rnd. 41: sc in first 6 sc, bpdc in next 6 dc, sc in next 5 sc, 2sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc, 2sc in next sc, sc in next 17 sc, ch1, turn.       42st

Rnd. 42: sc in first 17 sc, 2sc in next sc, sc in next 6 sc, 2sc in next sc, sc in next 5 sc, fpdc  in next 6 dc, sc in next 6 sc, ch1, turn.         44st

Rnd. 43: sc in first 6 sc, bpdc in next 6 dc, sc in next 5 sc, 2sc in next sc, sc in next 8 sc, 2sc in next sc, sc in next 17 sc, ch1, turn.         46st

Rnd. 44: sc in first 17 sc, skip next 12 sc, sc in next 5 sc, cable over next 6 dc, sc in next 6 sc, ch1, turn.             34st

Rnd. 45: sc in first 6 sc, bpdc in next 6 dc, sc in next 22 sc, ch1, turn.  34st

Rnd. 46: sc in first 22 sc, fpdc over next 6 dc, sc in next 6 sc, ch1, turn.      34st

Rnd. 47: repeat rnd. 45.

Rnd. 48: sc in first 22 sc, cable over next 6 dc, sc in next 6 sc, ch1, turn.     34st

Rnds. 49-64: repeat rnds. 49-64 of Right Mitten.

Thumb

Rnds. 1-9: repeat rnds. 1-9 of Right Mitten.

With right sides facing, sew side of thumb seam, then sew side of mitten, weave in end.

© July, 2011  Pattern may not be reprinted, republished or resold without express written permission.

 

 

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