Description: Braided Crochet Mittens are cozy and stylish hand warmers that combine the art of crochet with a unique braided design. These mittens are perfect for keeping your hands toasty during colder months while adding a touch of elegance to your winter wardrobe. The intricate braided pattern adds a beautiful texture and visual interest to the mittens, making them a statement accessory.
- Worsted weight yarn in your preferred color(s)
- Crochet hook (size determined by yarn choice)
- Yarn needle
Skill Level: Intermediate
Size: These mittens are designed to fit most adult hand sizes. You can easily adjust the size by using different yarn weights and hook sizes.
Note: This pattern is written in US crochet terminology.
Round 1: Start with a magic ring, chain 2 (counts as first hdc), work 9 hdc into the ring, join with a slip stitch to the top of the beginning chain-2. (10 hdc)
Round 2: Chain 2, hdc in the same stitch, 2 hdc in each stitch around, join. (20 hdc)
Round 3: Chain 2, hdc in the same stitch, hdc in the next stitch, 2 hdc in the next stitch, hdc in the next stitch, repeat * around, join. (30 hdc)
Rounds 4-10: Chain 2, hdc in each stitch around, join. (30 hdc)
Round 11 (Thumb Opening): Chain 2, hdc in the same stitch, hdc in the next 13 stitches, skip the next 4 stitches, hdc in the remaining 12 stitches, join. (28 hdc)
Round 12-24: Chain 2, hdc in each stitch around, join. (28 hdc)
Round 25: Chain 1, sc in each stitch around, join. (28 sc)
- Prepare 6 strands of yarn, each about 24 inches long. Divide them into two groups of three.
- Braid the two groups together to create the braided cuff. Leave a few inches of unbraided yarn at each end.
- Secure the braid to the mitten cuff by weaving in the unbraided ends through the last round of stitches.
Finishing: Fasten off, weave in any remaining ends, and repeat the pattern for the second mitten.
These Braided Crochet Mittens will not only keep your hands warm but also showcase your crochet skills with their unique braided design. They make for a thoughtful and handmade gift, or you can simply enjoy them as a stylish addition to your winter wardrobe. Happy crocheting!