Icy Blue Crochet Winter Set: Icy Blue Mittens

These warm winter mittens, the last in our Icy Blue Crochet Winter Set, are perfect to keep your hands warm in winter. Check out our October and December 2014 issues for the matching scarf and hat!

Skill Level: Easy 

Size: One size fits most adult hands 

Gauge: Gauge not necessary 

Materials

Yarn: Patons Classic Wool Worsted (100% wool; 210 yards [192 meters]/100 grams): Dark Grey Mix (MC, 2 balls), Peacock (CC1, 1 ball), Grey Mix (CC2, 2 balls) – this is enough yarn for the entire three-piece set
Hook: US size H/8 (5.0 mm) hook

Pattern

Cuff

With MC ch 32, join with sl st to 1st chain (careful not to twist).
Rnd 1: Ch 3, dc in each remaining ch, join in 3rd ch of beg ch 3.
Rnd 2: Ch 3, front post dc (fpdc) around next dc, *back post dc (bpdc) around next dc, fpdc around next dc, rep from *, join in 3rd ch of beg ch 3.
Rnds 3-5: Repeat Rd 2 three more times.
Ch 1, 2 sc in join, sc in each dc around, join in beg sc.

Hand

Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in each of next 15 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 15 sc, join.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, join.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in each of next 15 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 15 sc, join.
Rnd 4: Repeat Rd 2.
Rnd 5: Ch 1, sc in each of next 15 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 15 sc, join.
Rnd 6: Repeat Rd 2.
Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in each of next 15 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 15 sc, join.
Rnd 8: Repeat Rd 2.
Rnd 9: Ch 1, sc in each of next 15 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 9 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 15 sc, join.
Rnd 10: Repeat Rd 2.
Rnd 11: Ch 1, sc in each of next 15 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 11 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 15 sc, join.
Rnd 12: Repeat Rd 2.
Rnd 13: Ch 1, sc in each of next 15 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 13 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in each of next 15 sc, join.
Rnd 14: Repeat Rd 2.
Rnd 15: Ch 1, sc in next 16 sc, skip next 15 sc, sc in next 16 sc, join.
Rnds 16-24: Ch 1, sc around, join.
Fasten off.

Thumb

Rnd 1: Join A where thumb meets mitten. Ch 1, sc around, join.
Rnds 2-8: Ch 1, sc around, join.
Rnds 9-10: Ch 1, sc dec in first 2 sc, sc dec in next 2 st across, join.
Fasten off, weave in ends.

Flip-Top

Attach CC2 1 row above beginning of thumb join. For right mitten, work across with thumb on the left and for the left, work across with thumb on the right.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc across front of mitten (16 sc), ch 20 and join to first sc.
Rnd 2: Sc in each of the 16 sc and each of the 20 ch across. Join.
Rnd 3: Sc in each sc, join.
Rnd 4: Ch 1, 1 sc into first sc, *1 hdc into next sc, 1 dc into next sc, 3 tr into next sc, 1 dc into next sc, 1 hdc into next sc, 1 sc into next sc; rep from * to end. The last sc will be your join.
Rnd 5: Join CC1, ch 1, sc2tog worked into first sc and hdc, *1 sc into each of next dc and tr, 3 sc into next tr, 1 sc into each of next tr and dc, sc3tog worked over next hdc and sc and hdc; rep from * to end, ending with sc2tog worked over last hdc and sc join.
Rnd 6: Ch 1, sc2tog worked over first sc2tog and next sc, *1 sc into each of next 2 sc, 3 sc into next sc, 1 sc into each of next 2 sc, sc3tog worked over next sc and sc3tog and sc; rep from * to end, ending with sc2tog worked over last sc and sc2tog join.
Rnd 7: With CC2, ch 4, tr2tog worked over first sc2tog and next sc, *1 dc into next sc, 1 hdc into next sc, 1 sc into next sc, 1 hdc into next sc, 1 dc into next sc, tr3tog worked over next sc and sc3tog and sc; rep from * to end, ending with tr3tog worked over last sc and ch 4.
Rnd 8: With MC, ch 1, sc in each across, join.
Rnd 9: Ch 1, sc dec over next 2 sc, sc 14, (sc dec over next 2 sc) twice, sc 14, sc dec over next 2 sc, join.
Rnd 10: Ch 1, sc in each across, join.
Rnd 11: Ch 1, sc dec over next 2 sc, sc 12, (sc dec over next 2 sc) twice, sc 12, sc dec over next 2 sc, join.
Rnd 12: Ch 1, sc dec over next 2 sc, sc 10, (sc dec over next 2 sc) twice, sc 10, sc dec over next 2 sc, join.
Rnd 13: Ch 1, sc dec over next 2 sc, sc 8, (sc dec over next 2 sc) twice, sc 8, sc dec over next 2 sc, join.
Rnd 14: Ch 1, sc dec over next 2 sc, sc 6, (sc dec over next 2 sc) twice, sc 6, sc dec over next 2 sc, join.
Rnd 15: Sc dec across all stitches and at end of rd, place top of mitten top together so there are half of the stitches facing you, the rest facing out. Sl st across the top, catching 2 st at a time to close top of mitten.
Fasten off, weave in ends. yarn ball

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