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Finding Free Crochet Patterns for Gloves and Mittens

Updated on August 1, 2013

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Free Crochet Patterns Mittens and Gloves

Gloves and mittens are de rigueur wear in cold weather. They make excellent gifts. Everyone needs gloves and mittens to keep their hands toasty warm. They do not need huge amounts of yarn and can be a stash buster, so they are inexpensive to crochet. By using free crochet patterns, you can make gloves and mittens even more cheaply. The internet's growth has revolutionized the crochet world and many web sites offer free crochet patterns for gloves and mittens.

Crochet Pattern Central (CPC) is a large comprehensive easily navigable crochet-pattern directory site offering links to free crochet patterns. CPC’s mitten and glove links have a section to themselves, where you find a huge variety of different mittens and gloves. Adeline Fingerless Mitts are chic, elegant, and very suitable for those, who need to keep their fingers uncovered, because they are handling money, for example. Basic Fingerless gloves would make an excellent scrap yarn project. Autumn Mittens are a thinner mitten suitable for cold fall days and the pattern is intuitive and easy enough for inexperienced crocheters. Men’s Mitts are useful for those looking for gifts for the men in their lives. Papa’s Hobo Hands are suitable for men who need warmth but need to keep their fingers free. Marvellous Mittens and Hat and Scarf set is indeed marvelous for toddlers. CPC has brilliant mittens and glove pattern links for everyone from tiny babies to Grannies and Grandpas.

Crochet Bloggers also offer free crochet patterns on their web pages. Free Vintage Crochet has some superb glove and mitten patterns. The Pearl Gloves are exquisitely feminine. The Men’s Afghan Stitch Gloves are very masculine. Butterfly gloves as their name suggests dainty, and would make an unusual and elegant addition to a wedding outfit. Free vintage crochet also has several useful children’s mitten patterns. Bev’s Country Cottage has many links to free crochet glove and mitten patterns. Make Handmade has a smashing pattern for women’s lace fashion mitts, which would make a stylish fashion statement and an excellent gift for women.

More Free Crochet Patterns Gloves and Mittens

Yarn manufacturers’ web sites also offer free patterns. Red Heart Yarns have the beautiful scalloped baby hat and mittens set. The Tunisian in the Round Mittens comes in four sizes, from small to extra large, and they are plain enough to crochet for men. They would also make a handy project for crocheters exploring the Tunisian or Afghan crochet technique. Crochet Mittens for All come in child, age 4-5, women and men’s sizes to suit all the family. Winter Wear Accessories is a set, including mittens, which would make a super winter gift for a child. Parisian Mitts are chic and stylish. Lion Brand free crochet pattern pages feature several mitten and glove patterns. The Crochet Driving Gloves would give warmth whilst not impeding driving. Santa Claus Mittens would make an appropriate and fun Christmas gift.

Ravelry is a large on line knitting and crochet community, which allows members access to free patterns. You only need give an e mail address to register. It is worth doing so because it allows you access to free patterns that you will find nowhere else. There 200+ free crochet glove and mitten patterns at Ravelry, far too many to list here. However, among them are gorgeous full-length Opera Gloves. Mini Newborn Mittens would be a very useful pattern. The very attractive Retro Crocheted Mittens make a pleasant change. Striped Wristlets is an excellent scrap project, which looks nice enough to give as a gift. Beginner’s Wrist Warmers with Ridges is a great novice project. Opera Sleeves are exquisitely beautiful. Animal Winter Wear are hat and mitten sets in the form of a frog, cat and a unicorn. They would make charming children’s or charitable gifts. Ravelry has mittens and gloves to suit everyone from babies upwards and, unusually, several men’s patterns.

Everyone needs mittens or gloves in cold weather. Crocheting gloves and mittens takes little yarn. You can use odd balls or skeins to crochet a pair of mittens or gloves and use a free crochet pattern and all your mittens or gloves will cost is your time. Mittens and gloves make great gifts or charitable donations. There are some brilliant patterns on line, browse through and see the available delights. You can find interesting and unusual free mitten or glove patterns to suit everyone. Mittens and gloves are a perfect small project for any crocheter and are so quick to crochet, why not crochet some for gifts.


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