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Baby Mittens Crochet Pattern

Don’t you just love how cozy and snuggly gloves and mittens are? They’re the perfect accessory for chilly winter days. And as adults, we aren’t the only ones who love crochet mittens. Babies love a good pair of baby mittens too!

This mitten pattern is one of the sweetest free crochet baby patterns you’ll find. And it’s so easy too. The infant mittens are made in two colors out of Berroco Vintage DK yarn. It’s an acrylic wool nylon blend and is machine washable. That makes it the best fit for baby crochet patterns.

Baby patterns are usually very basic because of their size and the fact that babies grow so quickly. These crochet baby mitts remain easy to make, but add a little bit of flair, unlike most quick and easy crochet patterns.

These crochet baby mittens have delicate white detailing along the top of the mitten where it meets your wrist. They use basic crochet stitches like single crochet and double crochet. They also work in the front and back post for some stitches.

This creates a fun pattern, especially if you’re learning how to crochet mittens for the first time. Crocheting baby mittens doesn’t have to be boring. It can be fast and exciting. And you know these crochet mittens are going to be cute as a button.

This crochet baby mittens pattern is sweet and unique. It uses basic crochet stitches like single crochet and double crochet. #CrochetBabyMittens #CrochetMittens #CrochetPattern

Baby Mittens Crochet Pattern

Materials:

Yarn: DK weight yarn 
70 yds main color 
30 yds contrasting color 

Hook: 
US size G/6 (4mm) crochet hook 
US size F/5 (3.75mm) crochet hook 

Notions: 
Scissors 
Tapestry needle 

Size: Newborn 

Gauge: Gauge is not critical 

Pattern uses US crochet terms. 

ABBREVIATIONSDESCRIPTION
bpdcBack post double crochet
chChain
dcDouble crochet
fpdcFront post double crochet
Rnd(s)Round(s)
scSingle crochet
sl stSlip stitch
st(s)Stitch(es)
yoYarn over

Pattern Notes: 

This pattern uses the Front Post Double Crochet stitch and the Back Post Double Crochet stitch which are slight variations of the double crochet. The trick is inserting your hook the right way into the stitch from the row below. For a Front Post Double Crochet insert the hook from front to back behind the post then back to the front. The post will be in front of the hook. 

The Back Post Double Crochet is the reverse. Your hook goes from the back of the work towards the front of the work and then to the back again. The post will be sitting behind your hook. 

When you get to the cuff section of this mitten, switch to the 3.75mm hook to help make this part a little tighter so it doesn’t slip off baby’s hands too easily. 

Baby Mittens Crochet Pattern

With larger hook and main color, ch 3. 

Rnd 1: 8 dc in 3rd ch from hook, join with sl st in first st. (8 dc) 

Rnd 2: Ch 2 (does not count as a st here and throughout), 2 dc in each st around, join. (16 dc)

Rnd 3: Ch 2, *2 dc in next st, dc in next st, repeat from * around, join. (24 dc) 

Rnd 4-7: Ch 2, dc in each st around, join. 

Rnd 8: Change to 3.75mm hook. Switch to contrasting color yarn, ch 1, sc in each st around, join.

Rnd 9: Change to main color yarn, ch 2, dc in each st around, join. 

Rnd 10: Change to contrasting color yarn, ch 2, fpdc around first st, bpdc around next st, *fpdc around next st, bpdc around next st, repeat from * around, join. 

Rnd 11: Ch 2, fpdc around first st, bpdc around next st, *fpdc around next st, bpdc around next stitch, repeat from * around, join. 

Rnd 12: Ch 1, sc in each st around, join. 

Rnd 13-15: Change to main color yarn, ch 1, sc in each st around, join.

Fasten off, weave ends. 

This crochet baby mittens pattern is sweet and unique. It uses basic crochet stitches like single crochet and double crochet. #CrochetBabyMittens #CrochetMittens #CrochetPattern

This crochet baby mittens pattern is sweet and unique. The shape alone is different from a lot of mittens. And the decorative edging makes these baby mittens perfect for the holidays.

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Grab your hook and prepare to smile once you see how adorable these turned out. If you like instant gratification, you’re going to love how quickly these come together.

Looking for more great crochet patterns for babies: Baby Bumps Blanket Crochet Pattern, Primrose Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern and the Star Stitch Striped Baby Blanket.

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