Easy Crochet Texting Mitts are quick to stitch in Lion Brand Unique bulky weight yarn. The beautiful color changes will keep you going as it changes from one gorgeous color to the next.
You can have these mitts ready in just a couple of hours.
Easy Crochet Texting Mitts
designed by Kim Guzman
Three Needles LLC © Jan. 2020
Technique: Regular Crochet
Written for Size XS-S with Size M-L in parenthesis
XS-S: 3.5″ at wrist, 4.5″ at thumb, 4″ at top, 5.5″ height
M-L: 4″ at wrist, 5″ at thumb, 4.5″ at top, 6.5″ height
- Lion Brand Unique Yarn, 3.5 oz/109 yd per skein, size 5 bulky weight, 100% acrylic, 1 skein required, shown in color 200 Harvest
- Suggested hook sizes: 7mm (stated as smaller hook in pattern) and 8mm (stated as larger hook in pattern)
- Stitch marker or small piece of contrasting scrap yarn
- Yarn needle (for weaving ends)
22 sc for 14 rounds in the round worked with larger hook measures 4″.
Front Post Half Double Crochet (FPhdc): Yarn over, insert hook to the side of the indicated stitch, move hook around the back of the stitch and out the other side of same stitch, yarn over, pull loop through, yarn over, pull through 3 loops on hook.
Back Post Half Double Crochet (BPhdc): Yarn over, with hook in back of work, insert hook to the side of the indicated stitch, move hook around the front of the stitch and out the other side of the same stitch (hook is in back of work again), yarn over, pull loop through, yarn over, pull through 3 loops on hook.
Foundation Single Crochet (Fsc): (This technique creates a foundation chain and single crochet stitch in one. It is used in this pattern to add extra stitches to the end of a row.) For first fsc, insert hook in stitch indicated, yarn over and draw up a loop; yarn over and draw through one loop on hook (the “chain”); yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook (the “single crochet”).For subsequent fsc, insert hook into the “chain” of the previous stitch, yarn over and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through one loop on hook (the “chain”), yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook (the “single crochet”).
This project is worked in the round, slip stitching to complete each round. The mitt starts at the bottom with a front post/back post ribbing, then is worked in single crochet throughout.
Crochet Pattern Instructions
Round 1: With smaller hook, ch 20 (24), without twisting ch, sl st to first ch to form a ring, ch 1, hdc in each ch around, sl st to first hdc: 20 (24) hdc. Note: If you prefer to make the first round in foundation half double (fhdc), make 20 (24) fhdc, sl st to first hdc and continue to round 2.
Round 2: Ch 1, [FPhdc (see Special Stitches above) around next hdc, BPhdc (see Special Stitches above) around next hdc] around, sl st to first hdc.
Round 3: Rep round 2.
Round 4: With larger hook, ch 1, sc in each hdc around, sl st to first sc: 20 (24) sc.
Round 5: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, sl st to first sc.
Round 6: Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in each remaining sc around, sl st to first sc: 21 (25) sc.
Round 7: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, sl st to first sc.
Rounds 8-11 (8-13): Rep rounds 6-7. On final round, 23 (28) sc.
Next round: Ch 1, sk first sc, sl st in next 2 (3) sc, ch 1, sc in next sc, place a stitch marker or strand of yarn in sc just worked, sc in next 16 (19) sc, fsc (see Special Stitches above) in next sc, [fsc in fsc just worked] 2 (3) times more, sl st to first sc of this round: 20 (24) sc.
Next 3 (5) rounds: Ch 1, sc in each sc, sl st to first sc. Fasten off after final round.
If you started with a chain foundation, there is no seaming. If you started with a foundation half double crochet, seam the lower portion of the first round.
Using yarn needle, weave in ends securely.