RIBBED MITTENS

Worked from side to side like a ribbed hat
Red Heart "Comfort" Yarn
4.00 mm Hook

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Left and Right Hand Mittens
Either Hand Mittens

Toddler Mitten with no Thumb

Chain 22
Working in Back Ridge of Chain:
Row 1: Sc x 5, ss x 3, sc x 13. No chain, turn.
Row 2: Skp first st, sc x 12, ss x 3, sc x 5. Ch 1, turn.
Row 3: Sc x 5, ss x 3, sc x 12, sc in end of previous row. No chain, Turn.
Row 4: Skp first st, sc x 12, ss x 3, sc x 5. Ch 1, turn.
Repeat Rows 3 and 4 (8 times more)
[total of 20 rows or 10 ridges]

Finishing:
Fold mitten sides together with starting row in front of last row.
Slip stitch through the outer loops of each stitch across back seam and across top of mitten.
Weave in loose ends.

Make second mitten to match.

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Right and Left Hand Mittens
Right Mitten:
Chain 26
Working in Back Ridge of Chain:
Row 1: Sc x 5, ss x 3, sc x 17. No chain, turn.
Row 2: Skp first st, sc x 16, ss x 3, sc x 5. Ch 1, turn.
Row 3: Sc x 5, ss x 3, sc x 16, sc in end of previous row.
No chain, Turn.
Row 4: Skp first st, sc x 16, ss x 3, sc x 5. Ch 1, turn.
Repeat Rows 3 and 4 (1 time more)

Form Thumb:
Row1: Sc x 5, ss x 3, sc x 2, Chain 13, sc x 14, sc in end of previous row.
No chain, Turn.
Row 2: Skip first st, sc x 19, ss x 3, sc x 7, ss x 3, sc x 5.
Chain 1, Turn.
Row 3: Sc x 5, ss x 3, sc x 7, ss x 3, sc x 19, sc in end of previous row.
No chain, turn.
Row 4: Skip first st, sc x 19, ss x 3, sc x 7, ss x 3, sc x 5.
Chain 1, Turn.

Repeat Rows 3 and 4 (5 times more)
Sew side and thumb seams. (see "Finishing" below)

Left Mitten:
Chain 26
Working in Back Ridge of Chain:
Row 1: Sc x 5, ss x 3, sc x 17. No chain, turn.
Row 2: Skp first st, sc x 16, ss x 3, sc x 5. Ch 1, turn.
Row 3: Sc x 5, ss x 3, sc x 16, sc in end of previous row. No chain, Turn.
Row 4: Skp first st, sc x 16, ss x 3, sc x 5. Ch 1, turn. Repeat Rows 3 and 4 (3 times more)

Form Thumb:
Row1: Sc x 5, ss x 3, sc x 2, Chain 13, sc x 14, sc in end of previous row.
No chain, Turn.
Row 2: Skip first st, sc x 19, ss x 3, sc x 7, ss x 3, sc x 5.
Chain 1, Turn.
Row 3: Sc x 5, ss x 3, sc x 7, ss x 3, sc x 19, sc in end of previous row.
No chain, turn.
Row 4: Skip first st, sc x 19, ss x 3, sc x 7, ss x 3, sc x 5.
Chain 1, Turn.

Repeat Rows 3 and 4 (3 times more)
Sew side and thumb seams. (see "Finishing" below)

Finishing for versions 2 and 3:
Fold mitten sides together with starting row in front of last row.
Slip stitch through the outer loops of each stitch across back seam and across top of mitten.
Weave in loose ends.

Sew thumb seam:
Start 1 row below seam opening, weave through side of sc before the chain 13
and the sc just after the chain 13,
weave through outer loops of last row, overcast stitch across tip of thumb,
weave through free loops of chain 13.
1 row below seam opening, weave through side of sc
before the chain 13 and the sc just after the chain 13.

Weave in all loose ends.

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Mittens for Either hand
Chain 26
Row 1: working in Back Ridge of chains:
Sc x 5, ss x 3, sc x 17. No chain, Turn.

All rows now back loop only single crochet.
Row 2: Skip first st, sc x 16, ss x 3, sc x 5.
Chain 1, Turn.
Row 3: Sc x 5, ss x 3, sc x 16, sc in end of previous row.
No chain, Turn.
Row 4: Skip first st, sc x 16, ss x 3, sc x 5.
Chain 1, Turn.
Repeat rows 3 and 4 (2 more times)

Shape Thumb:
Row 9: Sc x 5, ss x 3, sc x 2, Chain 13, sc x 14, sc in end of previous row.
No chain, Turn.
Row 10: Skip first st, sc x 19, ss x 3, sc x 7, ss x 3, sc x 5.
Chain 1, Turn.
Row 11: Sc x 5, ss x 3, sc x 7, ss x 3, sc x 19, sc in end of previous row.
No chain, turn.
Row 12: Skip first st, sc x 19, ss x 3, sc x 7, ss x 3, sc x 5.
Chain 1, Turn.
End of Thumb Shaping.

Row 13: Sc x 5, ss x 3, sc x 2 -skip 13 sts for thumb- sc x 14,
sc in end of previous row. No chain, Turn.
Row 14: Skip first st, sc x 16, ss x 3, sc x 5.
Chain 1, Turn.
Repeat rows 3 and 4 (3 more times)

Sew side and thumb seams.
(see "Finishing for versions 2 and 3" above)

Make second mitten to match.

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