Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Family of Mittens
Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: 10116-C

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: 24 months (2 yrs), Child 3-7, Adult Medium, Large
Finished Width 2 3/4 (3 1/2, 4 1/4, 5) inches Finished Length 6 (8, 10 1/2, 11 1/2) inches
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: (applied Dec 8, 2013)
Thumb … Rnd 1 Sc in 7 (11, 13, 15) 6 (10, 12, 14) sts, sc2tog. Rnd 2 Sc in 6 (10, 12, 14) 5 (9, 11, 13) sts, sc2tog. Work 1 (2, 4, 5 4) additional sc rnds on 6 (10, 12, 14) sts. For Child, Woman, and Man only Sc2tog around; then sc around on rem 5 (6, 7) 4 (4, 5) sts.The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)

MATERIALS

790-309 Homespun Yarn: Deco

Heathered Solid Soft cream


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.49

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
Note: 1 skein makes either Toddler or Child (2 pair), Woman or Man (1 pair)
GAUGE:
12 sc + 12 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) with larger hook. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.


INSTRUCTIONS



MITTENS Cuff Leaving a tail for sewing and using smaller hook, ch 8 (10, 12, 13).

Working from side to side, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 7 (9, 11, 12) sts; turn.

Ribbing Ch 1, sc in back loop of each sc across; turn.

Rep 11 (15, 19, 23) more rows.

On last row, change to larger hook, ch 1, DO NOT TURN.

Palm Working across top of ribbing, sc 13 (17, 21, 25) evenly spaced across; turn.

Next Row (WS) Ch 1, sc in each sc across and inc by working 2 sc in each of 3 (4, 6, 5) sts evenly spaced; turn - 16 (21,27,30) sts.

Row 1 Ch 1, sc in each st; turn.

Rep for 5 (9, 14, 16) more rows.

Top Shaping: For Child and Woman Ch 1, sc2tog, sc in each of next 7 (10) sts, sc2tog, sc in each of next 8 (11) sts, sc2tog - 18 (24) sts; turn.

For All Sizes Ch 1, [sc2tog, sc in each of next 4 (5, 8, 11) sts, sc2tog] twice - 12 (14, 20, 26) sts; turn.

Next Row Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.

For Man Ch 1, (sc2tog, sc in each of next 9 sts, sc2tog) twice - 22 sts; turn.

Next Row Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.

For All Sizes Ch 1, sc2tog across; turn.

Ch 1, sc in each rem 6 (7, 10, 11) sts.

Leaving tail measuring approximately 10 inches long, cut yarn and fasten off.

Thread tail into needle and back through back loops of rem sts.

Pull up tightly to close opening and leave tail for sewing.

Thumb With the RS facing and using larger hook, skip first sc row after ribbing.

Join yarn with a slip st between 2nd and 3rd rows on side edge.

Ch 1, sc in same row as joining and in each of next 3 (5, 6, 7) rows.

Planning to leave last 2 rows free, on opposite side of mitten sc in 4 (6, 7, 8) rows - 8 (12, 14, 16) sts.

Rnd 1 Sc in 6 (10, 12, 14) sts, sc2tog.

Rnd 2 Sc in 5 (9, 11, 13) sts, sc2tog.

Work 1 (2, 4, 4) additional sc rnds on 6 (10, 12, 14) sts.

For Child, Woman, and Man only Sc2tog around; then sc around on rem 4 (4, 5) sts.

For All SizesCut yarn and fasten off leaving a 6 inches tail.

Turn to inside.

Pull down firmly on tail, then weave into fabric.



Finishing Seam sides with tails.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
tog = together
WS = wrong side
ch(s) = chain(s)
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sc2tog = single crochet 2 together
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side


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