In this post, I am going to introduce you to 8 free beginner crochet mitten patterns from some of my favorite crochet designers. All of them are quick projects that you can complete in a weekend. Not only are these mitten patterns easy, they make for a great gift as well!
When searching the Internet, it’s pretty easy to find knit mitten patterns. On the other hand, it’s not so easy if what we are searching for is crochet mitten patterns. Especially beginner patterns.
If you have never crocheted a pair of mittens before, don’t fret, It’s not as hard as you think. A lot of the mitten patterns in this roundup are crocheted using very basic stitches and techniques.
So if you are like me and have a bunch of yarn just sitting in your stash, grab that yarn and a hook and crochet yourself (or a friend) a comfy pair of mittens. Your yarn will thank you! 🙂
8 Free Crochet Mitten Patterns
I just love the texture that the Sprig Stitch creates in this pattern. Because these mittens are crocheted using a gorgeous roving wool yarn, they are sure to keep your hands warm and toasty. A video tutorial is provided for this pattern as well. In addition to the mittens pattern, Tiffany also has a gorgeous bun beanie that matches! Oh, and if you happen to be looking for a baby blanket pattern, Tiffany has a ton of beautiful patterns you are sure to love!
The Warm Wool-ish Mittens crochet pattern is made with some of my favorite yarn, Lion Brand Scarfie. It is a lofty and warm yarn that allows these beautiful mittens to work up quickly. This mitten pattern is just one of many mitten patterns that Megan has on her blog. In addition, this pattern is part of the 7 Days of Scarfie series. So if you have some Scarfie yarn in your stash, hop on over to Left In Knots to find a pattern. You won’t be disappointed!
If you are wondering what Glittens are, they are a cross between gloves and mittens. This pattern is such a fun and clever design by Bernadette. If you are looking to challenge yourself a bit, this pattern is for you. These mittens are crocheted with a tapestry technique that creates an interesting design. In addition, Bernadette provides a number of photos to guide you through this pattern too.
The Sidewinder Crochet Mittens are an easy and quick project that uses a #3 lightweight yarn. The mittens are worked in a continual spiral so there is no joins. The back loop half double crochet stitch creates a winding texture to the body of this pattern. The ribbing of this mitten pattern is created by working back and front post stitches in the round that are joined. Finally, the thumb is worked by joining rounds as well.
These mittens use a faux fur yarn to create a warm and fluffy project! The faux fur is a bulky weight yarn that is part of Lion Brand’s Thick and Quick line. Stephanie uses the faux fur for the body of the mittens and then uses a lighter weight yarn for the bottom ribbing. Although this yarn may be a little tricky to work with, the final project is just too gorgeous to pass up! The blush color is just gorgeous too!
If you have worked with velvet yarn before, then you know just how incredibly soft it is. What a better project to use this yarn for than a warm pair of velvet mittens! Amanda incorporates beginner stitches in this pattern making it a great choice for novice crocheters. In addition to a crochet mitten pattern, Amanda also includes a pattern for all you knitters out there as well. A win-win!
I thought that it would be fun to add a mitten pattern for the little ones as well. These Snow Day mittens have a fun color block effect that your child will love. I like that this pattern uses a number of different colors making it easy to match your little one’s jacket. Sizes for this pattern include three sizes for 2 to 8 year olds. Not only are these mittens great for playing in the snow, they are machine washable as well.
These Morning Mittens are crocheted using a water resistant wool yarn. The waistcoat stitch provides a knit-like look to these mittens as well. Because this stitch can be tricky, Jess provides a video tutorial for this stitch. If you are allergic to wool, you can swap it out for a worsted weight yarn. In addition to this pattern, Jess shows you a very cool dip dye technique that you can use for this pattern too!
Thanks so much for following along with these beautiful crochet mitten patterns. Whether it’s wool, velvet or faux fur, I hope you found some inspiration for your next crochet project!