It’s another day & another opportunity to share a FREE crochet pattern, the Bulky Mittens.
You’re definitely going to keep yourself warm wearing these mittens during fall & winter.
These mittens are made with a 100 % wool yarn, but you could substitute with almost any super bulky yarn & they will look just as good.
Want them in more than 1 color? No problem at all mix it up & maybe change the wrist band to the second color. Be creative!
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For the crochet Bulky Mittens, We Are Knitters – The Wool, is the suggested yarn. This yarn is 100 % wool & it is great to crochet with.
The wool makes it warm & of a high quality.
It comes in lots of different colors & you can never get bored.
I’m sure you’re going to love this yarn & remember to comment below & let me know which color you’re using!
THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS GIFT CROCHET PROJECT
This crochet pattern is definitely a perfect pattern as a Christmas Gift idea. Why? It’s a quick crochet project, but the end result still looks amazing.
Next, it doesn’t require a lot of yarn. Which helps to keep the cost down.
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HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO CROCHET THAT?
How long it takes to crochet something varies depending on your skill & how fast you crochet. But that isn’t a helpful answer is it?
Well, I’ve developed a yarn calculator to help you get the answer to this question.
It will help you calculate exactly how much time you’ll spend crocheting a project.
All you need to know is how much yarn you will use on the project in either meters, yards or skeins. Then crochet your test square & time it.
CROCHET BULKY MITTENS – THE FREE CROCHET PATTERN
ABOUT THE PATTERN:
The bulky mittens are a one-sized huge mittens that will keep your hands warm all winter long. You’ll easily stitch them up in just a couple of hours, as you’ll use thick yarn & a big hook.
If you decide to felt them on the inside, the natural holes of the stitching goes away & your hands will be even warmer. Keeping them as is with those natural holes from the crochet stitch work just as well. Get excited about this quick & easy crochet pattern for those bulky mittens.
Size 12 mm / US: O / UK: –
Hook I used: Waves Crochet Hooks from Knitpro
We Are Knitters – The Wool.
Yarn amount used:
220 grams / 88 meters / 96 yards.
- 6 Super Bulky Yarn (5-6 wpi)
- 100 % wool
OTHER MATERIALS NEEDED:
Measured with the bubblepattern crocheted in rounds:
6 stitches & 4 rounds per 10 cm / 4”.
- This crochet pattern is written in US terms (more details).
- All measurements given are unblocked.
- Note that measurements are given as exact as possible. But crochet tension & technique might give variations in the result, that changes from person to person.
- Read pattern instructions carefully before beginning to make sure you understand everything. It might save you hours!
- Make a swatch that measure at least 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4 inches using the stitch the gauge is given for. If your swatch matches the gauge, you’re good to go. If the gauge is wrong, you might need to change your hook. Go up in crochet hook size if your stitches are smaller & go down in crochet hook size if your stitches are bigger (more details).
- Check yarn info if you want to find an alternative or test your yarn against the gauge (more details).
SIZE & MEASUREMENTS:
Length: 27 cm/10.6 inches.
Circumference above thumb: 23 cm/9 inches
sc =single crochet
sl st =slip stitch
st =stitch (es)
yo =yarn over
STITCHES YOU WILL NEED:
The bubblepattern is crocheted in 1 stitch & 1 stitch will be skipped. Each bubblepattern contains 2 stitches.
1. The bubble.
2. The Chain.
Written description: *Draw up a loop from next stitch, yo, draw up a loop from same st, yo, pull yarn through 4 loops on hook, ch 1, sk 1 st*, repeat from *to*.
When crocheting this stitch in spiral, you will place the bubble in a chain from previous round.
BUBBLEPATTERN DECREASE (BPdec):
Draw up a loop from ch of next BP, with this extra loop on the hook crochet the next BP as usual, pulling through this extra loop.
These mittens are made in 1 piece. The main part is crocheted in rounds from the fingertips to the wrist. The ribbing are crocheted directly on the main part in rows in a 90 degree angle to the main part. Finally the thumb is crocheted on the main part in rounds.
Ch 3 st. Sl st in 1st st, creating ch-ring.
Round 1: Ch 1, sc 6 st in ch-ring, sl st in 1st st from beg of round round (=7 st + 1 sl st).
Round 2: Ch 1, BP 1 in each sc* from prev round without skipping stitches (increases 6 st), sl st in ch from beg of round (=6 BP/12 st + 1 sl st).
Round 3: Ch 1, sk 1 st, BP 1 in each ch** from prev round, BP 1 in sl st from prev round (increasing 1 BP/2 st), sl st in ch from beg of round (=7 BP/14 st + 1 sl st).
**When crocheting BP in spiral, you will place the bubble in a chain from previous round.
Round 4: Ch 1, sk 1 st, BP 1 in each ch from prev round, BP 1 in sl st from prev round (increasing 1 BP/2 st), do not end round***, sk 1 st (=8 BP/16 st + 1 sl st).
***Round 4-10 is crocheted in spiral without ending rounds with slip stitches. Place stitch marker in 1st st on round 5, & move for each round, to identify where the rounds starts/ends.
Round 5-9: BP 1 in ch of the next 8 BP from prev round. Do not end rounds, crochet in spiral.
Make sure you finish the last BP stitch on round 9 with a ch.
When you finish row 9 it should be approximately as long as your fingers (not including the thumb). Increase or decrease the number of rows to adjust the fit.
Round 10: Ch 6 (making thumb hole), sk 1 BP. Continue with BP 1 in ch of the next 7 BP from prev round. Do not end round (=6 ch + 7 BP / 20 st).
Round 11: 3 BP in thumb hole, continue with BP in ch of the next 7 BP from prev round. Do not end round. (=10 BP/20 st).
Round 12: BP 1 in the next 10 BP from prev round, do not end round (=10 BP/20 st).
Round 13: *BPdec 1 in the next 2 BP from prev round, BP 1 in BP from prev round*, repeat from *to* 2 more times, BP 1 in last BP, sl st in next st (=7 BP/14 st + incl. 1 sl st).
Do not fasten off.
Worked in rows.
Continue without fastening threads.
Ch 5, turn.
Row 1: Sc 1 in 3rd ch from hook, sc 1 in next 2 st. Sl st in next 2 st (along the bottom of the mitten), turn.
Row 2: Sc 1 in blo of 3rd st from hook (sk 2 sl st from prev row), sc 1 in blo of next 3 st, turn.
Row 3: Ch 1, sc 1 in blo of next 3 st, sl st in next two st (along the bottom of the mitten), turn.
Row 4-14: Repeat row 2-3 every other row until you’ve finished the round. Do not fasten thread. Flip the mitten inside out. Crochet together the ribbing with 4 slip stitches along ch row & row 14.
Fasten off & cut yarn.
Attach thread in ch row of the thumb, where you ch 6 st.
Round 1: BP 3 between 3 BP from thumbhole, 3 BP evenly in BP sk on round 10, do not end round (=6 BP/12 st).
Round 2: BPdec 1 in the next 2 BP from prev round, BP 1 in the next 4 BP from prev round until end of round, do not end round (=5 BP/10 st).
Round 3: BPdec 1 in the next 2 BP from prev round, BP 1 in the next 3 BP from prev round until end of round, do not end round (=4 BP/8 st).
Round 4: Draw up a loop from the next 3 bubbles, pull yarn through the 4 loops on hook.
Fasten off & cut yarn.
- You’ll need to draw the end of the yarn through to the inside of the mitten to fasten yarn end on the thumb.
- Fasten threads & weave in ends.
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