Men’s Mitts on a String-Free Pattern


Men’s-Mitts on a String-Average Size

Just the perfect item for that special guy in your life that’s always losing something.  Average size mittens on a string to keep his fingers toasty warm!

Change the color and the pattern works for women too!

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Skill Level: Easy

Supplies: G/6/4mm and H/8/5mm crochet hook, 5 ounces Red Heart Super Saver (Camouflage #971), yarn needle.

Stitches Used: ch (chain), sl st (slip stitch), sc (single crochet), dc (double crochet), dec sc (decrease single crochet), dec dc (decrease double crochet).

Gauge: with H hook, 6 pattern stitches (sc, dc) = 2 inches, 5 pattern rows = 2 inches.

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Directions-Make 2:

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

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

Rnds. 3-30: repeat rnd. 2.       12 sc

Rnd. 31: working across top of ribbing, evenly work 31 sc, ch1, turn.         31 sc

Rnd. 32: with H hook, sc in each sc across, ch1, turn.            31 sc

Rnd. 33: repeat rnd. 32.             31 sc

Rnd. 34: sc in first sc, dc in next sc, *sc in next sc, dc in next sc*, repeat from asterisks 5 times, sc in next sc, 2sc in next sc, dc in next sc, repeat from asterisks 7 times, ch1, turn.       32 st

Rnd. 35: sc in first dc, dc in next sc, *sc in next dc, dc in next sc*, repeat from asterisks 5 times, sc in next dc, 2sc in next 2sc, dc in next sc, repeat from asterisks 7 times, ch1, turn.           34 st

Rnd. 36: sc in first dc, dc in next sc, *sc in next dc, dc in next sc*, repeat from asterisks 5 times, sc in next dc, 2sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc, 2sc in next sc, dc in next sc, repeat from asterisks 7 times, ch1, turn.        36 st

Rnd. 37: sc in first dc, dc in next sc, *sc in next dc, dc in next sc*, repeat from asterisks 5 times, sc in next dc, 2sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc, 2sc in next sc, dc in next sc, repeat from asterisks 7 times, ch1, turn.         38 st

Rnd. 38: sc in first dc, dc in next sc, *sc in next dc, dc in next sc*, repeat from asterisks 5 times, sc in next dc, 2sc in next sc, sc in next 6 sc, 2sc in next sc, dc in next sc, repeat from asterisks 7 times, ch1, turn.        40 st

Rnd. 39: sc in first dc, dc in next sc, *sc in next dc, dc in next sc*, repeat from asterisks 5 times, sc in next dc, 2sc in next sc, sc in next 8 sc, 2sc in next sc, dc in next sc, repeat from asterisks 7 times, ch1, turn.         42 st

Rnd. 40: sc in first dc, dc in next sc, *sc in next dc, dc in next sc*,  repeat from asterisks 5 times, sc in next sc, skip next 12 sc, dc in next sc, repeat from asterisks 7 times, ch1, turn.       30 st

Rnd. 41: sc in first dc, dc in next sc, *sc in next dc, dc in next sc*, repeat from asterisks 13 times, ch1, turn.           30 st

Rnds. 42-50: repeat rnd. 41.         30 st

Rnd. 51: dec sc over first 2 st, *dec dc over next 2 st, dec sc over next 2 st*, repeat from asterisks 6 times, ch1, turn.          15 st

Rnd. 52: work 1 dec sc over first 15 st, fasten off, leaving long tail to sew side of mitten closed.         1 sc

Thumb

Rnd. 1: attach yarn in last skipped sc on rnd. 40, ch1, sc in same st, dc in next sc, *sc in next sc, dc in next sc*, repeat from asterisks 4 times, ch1, turn.         12 st

Rnd. 2: sc in first dc, dc in next sc, * sc in next dc, dc in next sc*, repeat from asterisks 4 times, ch1, turn.        12 st

Rnds. 3-5: repeat rnd. 2.        12 st

Rnd. 6: dec sc over first 2 st, dec dc over next 2 st, *dec sc over next 2 st, dec dc over next 2 st*, repeat from asterisks once, ch1, turn.      6 st

Rnd. 7: work 1 dec sc over first 6 st, fasten off, leaving long tail to sew thumb opening.     1 sc

With right sides facing, sew seam to close thumb.  Then sew side seam of mitten closed.

Turn right side out.

Attach yarn at top, side seam of mitten, ch 200, sc in top side seam of opposite mitten, ch1, sl st in 200 ch, sl st in top of opposite mitten, fasten off, weave in ends.

Average arm lengths for string:

Man’s Small       64”

           Medium   66”

           Large       68”

          X-Large    70”     

5 Comments on “Men’s Mitts on a String-Free Pattern”

  1. sandy Says:

    this pattern was sent to me, thought I’d let you know I’m adding a link on my charity blog to it.


  2. That great! Thank you so much! This is my “go to” mitten pattern and can easily be adjusted for size for both kids and adults, with or without the string. Please feel free to uses any off my patterns for your most worthwhile cause. Kudos to you and all your helpers!


  3. Thank you so much for sharing your pattern! I featured this one and your Squish mittens on Moogly this morning! http://www.mooglyblog.com/warm-hands-winter-10-free-crochet-mittens-patterns/


  4. Thank you so very much! What a wonderful blog……very professional……I wish I could do that!


  5. […] Men’s Mitts on a String by Carol Ballard, on Cobblerscabin’s Weblog: Easy to adjust for any size! […]


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