Mittens in the Round

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Mittens without Thumbs

Mittens with Thumbs

Gauge: 7 sc and 6 rows = 2 inches
Yarn:Red Heart "Comfort"
Hooks: 4.50 mm and 4.00 mm
Size of mitten:
6 inches around palm, length of palm -4 inches,
2 ¼ inches of ribbing.

With 4.50 mm hook, Chain 2
Repeat Round 4 until mitten from tip measures 4 inches.

Next Row: Opening for Thumb:
Sc in each of the next 8 stitches,
chain 5 and skip next 3 sts, sc in each of the next 9 sts.

Thumb will be worked later.

Foundation Row for Ribbing:
Sc x 1, sc2tog, sc x 3, sc2tog, sc x 5, sc2tog, sc x 4, sc2tog, sc x 1.

Ribbing:
Change to 4.00 mm hook
Chain 11

Repeat Rows 2 and 3 ( 7 times more, ending with a Row 3)

Finishing:
Working through back loops of last row and free loops of starting chain,
slipstitch ends of ribbing together.

Thumb: Use 4.50 mm hook. Work in continuous rounds - do not join.

With top of mitten facing you, join yarn in first unworked sc
at right hand side of thumb opening. Chain 1.

Round 1: Sc in same st as the chain 1, sc in the next 2 sts,
sc in each of the 5 free loops of the chain 5.

Continue working on these 8 sts for a total of 4 rounds.

Next Round: Sc2tog 4 times. Cut yarn.

Weave end through the 4 remaining sts.

Weave in all loose ends.

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Mittens with No Thumbs

Gauge: 7 sc and 6 rows = 2 inches
Yarn: Red Heart "Comfort"
Hooks: 4.50 mm and 4.00 mm
Size of mitten:
6 inches around palm, length of palm -3 ½ inches,
2 inches of ribbing.

With 4.50 mm hook, Chain 2
  • Round 1: 5 sc in 2nd chain from hook.
    DO NOT JOIN - place marker.
  • Round 2: 2 sc in each sc (10 sc in round) move marker.
  • Round 3: 2 sc in each sc (20 sc in round)
    Remove marker - not needed until ribbing starts.
  • Round 4: 1 sc in each sc around.
Repeat Round 4 until mitten from tip measures 3 1/2 inches.

Foundation Row for Ribbing:
* sc in each of next 3 sts, sc2tog *
Repeat from * to * 3 more times.

Ribbing:
Change to 4.00 mm hook
Chain 10

  • Row 1: Sc in 2nd chain from hook and in the next 7 chains.
    Leave last chain unworked. Sc in same stitch as the chain 10 and in next st.
    No chain, Turn.
  • Row 2: Skip first 2 sts, Sc in Back Loop Only
    in next 8 sts. Chain 1, Turn.
  • Row 3: Sc in first 9 sc and next 2 sts of foundation row.
    No chain, Turn.

Repeat Rows 2 and 3 ( 7 times more, ending with a Row 3)

Finishing:
Working through back loops of last row and
free loops of starting chain,
slipstitch ends of ribbing together.

Weave in all loose ends.

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