I don’t know about you, but I love this time of year when we have an excuse to start crocheting all the warm and cosy things for winter! I can’t tell you how excited I am to share the Mystical Mitts with you today – a free fingerless gloves crochet pattern to get you in the mood for the cooler months ahead.
Scroll down for the free crochet pattern for fingerless gloves, or purchase an ad-free, printable PDF version in my pattern stores:
About the Mystical Mitts
The Mystical Mitts are a simple pair of crochet mittens packed full of crochet stitch texture, luxury and style. They are a dream to make, simply seam a rectangle and add a thumbhole – a quick and easy pattern perfect for gifts and for yourself!
The pattern includes instructions for adult sizes Small, Medium and Large and are easily adjustable to fit most people.
I can see these fingerless crochet gloves as awesome stocking fillers this Christmas or as a great addition to your online crochet store – I’m more than happy for you to make and sell as many of these as you like! I’d love to know if you do, so make sure you join HanJan to let me know!
After years of designing fingerless crochet gloves and mittens, I’m delighted to say I’ve finally got around to making a full fingered pair! My herringbone moss stitch crochet mittens are such fun to make (but you can make a fingerless version too of course!).
I used King Cole Merino Blend 4 Ply to create my Mystical Mitts which is 100% wool, 50g/180m and so luxuriously soft to work with!
You will need 2 balls of your chosen colour for the crochet fingerless gloves.
I used a type of yarn to make these gloves feel lovely and luxurious. A great alternative would be to use We Crochet Alpaca Cloud 100% Superfine Alpaca, 200yds/50g that will feel so soft and gentle on your skin!
Tension and Sizing
16 st and 15 rows = 4in x 4in
Sizes: S (M, L)
Length: 7.5 (9, 10.5) in / 19 (23, 27) cm
Circumference: 7 (7.75, 8.5) in / 18 (20, 22) cm
Along with the yarn to make your crochet fingerless gloves you will also need:
|4mm (US 7 G) crochet hook – my favourites are Furls Streamline Swirl crochet hooks or Clover Amour crochet hooks.|
|Stitch markers if desired|
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Glossary/Abbreviations (US terminology)
- sc – single crochet
- hdc – half double crochet
- ch(s) – chain(s)
- ss – slip stitch
- st(s) – stitch(es)
- RS – right side
- WS – wrong side
- rep – repeat
- FL – front loop
- BL – back loop
- Working into the 3rd loop: The 3rd loop is behind the front and back loops of the hdc stitch. Work as indicated into this loop.
Stitch Pattern for the Fingerless Crochet Mitts
I love experimenting with texture in crochet and so was so p[leased to come up with this stitch pattern! It uses beginner stitches (half double crochet) in various loops of the stitch. You alternate the front loop only, back loop only and 3rd loop to create a wonderful texture that looks far more complicated than it really is!
- A ch1 at the beginning of a row does not count as a stitch.
- For the first 5 and last 5 rows of each mitt, fasten off yarn at the end of the row and join again with RS facing for next row.
- Pattern is written for size S, with adjustments for larger sizes in parentheses.
The Mystical Mitts Crochet Fingerless Gloves Pattern
This free pattern is in standard US crochet terms. The printable PDF has both US and UK terms.
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Make two matching mitts:
Foundation chain: ch 34 (37, 40)
Row 1: RS: sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across [33, (36, 39)] Fasten off.
Row 2: Join yarn for first st of previous row, ch1, BL only sc in each st across. Fasten off.
Rows 3-5: Repeat Row 2
Row 6: ch1, hdc in BL of each st across, turn
Row 7: ch1, *hdc in BL, hdc in FL, hdc in 3rd loop; rep from * across, turn
Row 8: Repeat Row 6
Row 9: ch1, *hdc in FL, hdc in 3rd loop, hdc in BL; rep from * across, turn
Row 10: Repeat Row 6
Row 11: ch1, *hdc in 3rd loop, hdc in BL, hdc in FL; rep from *across, turn
Rows 12 – 23, (29, 35): Repeat Rows 6-11
Row 24 (30, 36): Repeat Row 6. Fasten off.
Rows 25 (31, 37) – 29 (35, 41): Repeat Row 2.
With WS facing, whipstitch as follows to form mitts and thumbhole:
Small: Rows 1-17, Rows 23-29
Medium: Rows 1-23, Rows 29-35
Large: Rows 1-29, Rows 35-40
Fasten off. Turn RS out.
Join yarn to bottom st of thumbhole.
Round 1: ch1, 18sc evenly around thumbhole, ss into first sc to join 
Rounds 2-5: ch1, hdc in BL of each st around, ss in 1st to join
Fasten off and weave in all ends.
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