Chunky Crochet Mittens – Free Crochet Pattern

The Chunky Crochet Mittens are a great crochet pattern for winter crochet mittens.

They works up quickly as they use super bulky yarn weight and are great crochet gifts.

These are great for cold winter months and will keep your hands toasty.

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How To Crochet The Chunky Crochet Mittens


The chunky crochet mittens pattern are worked in rounds from the fingers to the wrist. Finally you will crochet the thumb and weave in ends.

Repeat all steps to create your second chunky crochet mitten.

What makes these crochet mittens special are the textured stich pattern that appears when you work them in the round.

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Yarn For The Chunky Crochet Mittens


For the classic chunky crochet mittens, We Are Knitters – The Wool, is the suggested yarn. This yarn is 100 % wool & it is great to crochet with.

The wool makes it warm & is of a high quality.

It comes in lots of different colors & you can never get bored.

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A Great Gift Crochet Idea


This crochet pattern is definitely a perfect pattern as a Christmas Gift idea. Why? It’s a quick crochet project, but the end result still looks amazing. 

Next, it doesn’t require a lot of yarn. Which helps to keep the cost down. 

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How Long Does It Take To Crochet That?


How long it takes to crochet something varies depending on your skill & how fast you crochet. But that isn’t a helpful answer is it?

Well, I’ve developed a yarn calculator to help you get the answer to this question.

It will help you calculate exactly how much time you’ll spend crocheting a project.

All you need to know is how much yarn you will use on the project in either meters, yards or skeins. Then crochet your test square & time it.

Calculate how long it takes to crochet that. 

Chunky Crochet Mittens – Free Crochet Pattern

The Free Chunky Mittens Crochet Pattern


The Bulky Mittens Crochet Pattern Summary


The Chunky Crochet Mittens Pattern is an easy pattern for crochet mittens that will keep your hands warm all winter long. You’ll easily stitch them up in just a couple of hours, as you’ll use thick yarn & a big hook. 

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Skill Level


Materials Needed For The Crochet Mittens


How much yarn needed for the chunky crochet mittens: 

2 skeins /220 grams / 88 meters / 96 yards.

Yarn characteristics:
  • 6 Super Bulky Yarn (5-6 wpi)
  • 100 % wool

Gauge


Measured with the bubblepattern crocheted in rounds:

6 stitches & 4 rounds per 10 cm / 4”.

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Crochet Pattern Notes


  • This crochet pattern is written in US terms (more details).
  • All measurements given are unblocked.
  • Note that measurements are given as exact as possible. But crochet tension & technique might give variations in the result, that changes from person to person.
  • Read pattern instructions carefully before beginning to make sure you understand everything. It might save you hours!
  • Make a swatch that measure at least 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4 inches using the stitch the gauge is given for. If your swatch matches the gauge, you’re good to go. If the gauge is wrong, you might need to change your hook. Go up in crochet hook size if your stitches are smaller & go down in crochet hook size if your stitches are bigger (more details).
  • Check yarn info if you want to find an alternative or test your yarn against the gauge (more details).

Size And Measurements


One-size.

Length: 27 cm/10.6 inches.

Circumference above thumb: 23 cm/9 inches 

Abbreviations


ch =chain(s)

cont =continue

prev =previous

sc =single crochet

sk =skip

sl st =slip stitch

st =stitch (es)

yo =yarn over

Stitches Used In The Crochet Pattern


You will need to use chains, single crochet stitches, slip stitches & the bubblepattern.

Bubblepattern (BP):

The bubblepattern is crocheted in 1 stitch & 1 stitch will be skipped. Each bubblepattern contains 2 stitches.

1. The bubble.

2. The Chain.

Written description: *Draw up a loop from next stitch, yo, draw up a loop from same st, yo, pull yarn through 4 loops on hook, ch 1, sk 1 st*, repeat from *to*.

When crocheting this stitch in spiral, you will place the bubble in a chain from previous round.

See tutorial here.

Bubblepattern Decrease (BPdec):

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Chunky Mittens Crochet Pattern Instructions


Make 2.

These mittens are made in 1 piece. The main part is crocheted in rounds from the fingertips to the wrist. The ribbing are crocheted directly on the main part in rows in a 90 degree angle to the main part. Finally the thumb is crocheted on the main part in rounds. 

Main Part

Ch 3 st. Sl st in 1st st, creating ch-ring.

Round 1: Ch 1, sc 6 st in ch-ring, sl st in 1st st from beg of round round (=7 st + 1 sl st).

Round 2: Ch 1, BP 1 in each sc* from prev round without skipping stitches (increases 6 st), sl st in ch from beg of round (=6 BP/12 st + 1 sl st).

Round 3: Ch 1, sk 1 st, BP 1 in each ch** from prev round, BP 1 in sl st from prev round (increasing 1 BP/2 st), sl st in ch from beg of round (=7 BP/14 st + 1 sl st).

**When crocheting BP in spiral, you will place the bubble in a chain from previous round.

Round 4: Ch 1, sk 1 st, BP 1 in each ch from prev round, BP 1 in sl st from prev round (increasing 1 BP/2 st), do not end round***,  sk 1 st (=8 BP/16 st + 1 sl st).

***Round 4-10 is crocheted in spiral without ending rounds with slip stitches. Place stitch marker in 1st st on round 5, & move for each round, to identify where the rounds starts/ends. 

Round 5-9: BP 1 in ch of the next 8 BP from prev round. Do not end rounds, crochet in spiral. 

Make sure you finish the last BP stitch on round 9 with a ch. 

When you finish row 9 it should be approximately as long as your fingers (not including the thumb). Increase or decrease the number of rows to adjust the fit.

Round 10: Ch 6 (making thumb hole), sk 1 BP. Continue with BP 1 in ch of the next 7 BP from prev round. Do not end round (=6 ch + 7 BP / 20 st).

Round 11: 3 BP in thumb hole, continue with BP in ch of the next 7 BP from prev round. Do not end round. (=10 BP/20 st).

Round 12: BP 1 in the next 10 BP from prev round, do not end round (=10 BP/20 st).

Round 13: *BPdec 1 in the next 2 BP from prev round, BP 1 in BP from prev round*, repeat from *to* 2 more times, BP 1 in last BP, sl st in next st (=7 BP/14 st + incl. 1 sl st). 

Do not fasten off. 

Wrist Ribbing

Worked in rows.
Continue without fastening threads.

Ch 5, turn.

Row 1: Sc 1 in 3rd ch from hook, sc 1 in next 2 st. Sl st in next 2 st (along the bottom of the mitten), turn.

Row 2: Sc 1 in blo of 3rd st from hook (sk 2 sl st from prev row), sc 1 in blo of next 3 st, turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, sc 1 in blo of next 3 st, sl st in next two st (along the bottom of the mitten), turn.

Row 4-14: Repeat row 2-3 every other row until you’ve finished the round. Do not fasten thread. Flip the mitten inside out. Crochet together the ribbing with 4 slip stitches along ch row & row 14.

Fasten off & cut yarn.

Thumb

Attach thread in ch row of the thumb, where you ch 6 st. 

Round 1: BP 3 between 3 BP from thumbhole, 3 BP evenly in BP sk on round 10, do not end round (=6 BP/12 st). 

Round 2: BPdec 1 in the next 2 BP from prev round, BP 1 in the next 4 BP from prev round until end of round, do not end round (=5 BP/10 st). 

Round 3: BPdec 1 in the next 2 BP from prev round, BP 1 in the next 3 BP from prev round until end of round, do not end round (=4 BP/8 st). 

Round 4: Draw up a loop from the next 3 bubbles, pull yarn through the 4 loops on hook.

Fasten off & cut yarn.

Finishing And Assembly


  1. You’ll need to draw the end of the yarn through to the inside of the mitten to fasten yarn end on the thumb.
  2. Fasten threads & weave in ends.
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