Crochet Fish Mittens
Make these super cute crochet fish mittens! These are so cute and fun to make!
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– multi colored yarn, I used Red Heart Soft in “Fruit Punch”, any worsted weight yarn will work. About 5 oz. (1 skein). You will need every bit to use 1 skein exactly, you will need a little over a skein if you leave too long of tails to your work.
-Hook size I, 5.5 mm
-Buttons for eyes
Gauge: 7 sts = 2 inch
sc- single crochet
hdc- half double crochet
dc- double crochet
sc2tog- single crochet two together
For the cuff:
Row 1-20: Sc in back loops, ch 1, turn. (9)
Fold in half and sl st ends together through both loops.
Right and Left Hand:
Row 1: Ch 1, evenly space 25 sc around (25).
Continue to work in the round, add stitch marker here to keep track of rows.
Row 2: Sc 13, 2 sc, sc, 2 sc, sc 9 (27).
Row 3 : Sc in each st around (27).
Row 4: Sc 13, 2 sc, sc, 2 sc, sc 11 (29).
Row 5: Sc in each st around (29).
Row 6: Sc 13, 2 sc, sc, 2 sc, sc 13 (31).
Row 7: Sc in each st around (31).
Row 8: Sc 13, 2 sc, sc, 2 sc, sc 15 (33)
Row 9: Sc in each st around (33).
Row 10: Sc 13, 2 sc, sc, 2 sc, sc 17 (35).
Row 11: Sc 11, skip 10 sts (for thumb), 14 sc (25).
Row 12-21: Sc in each st around (25).
Row 22: Sc 11, sc2tog, sc 10, sc2tog (23).
Row 23: Sc 10, sc2tog, sc 9, sc2tog (21).
Row 24: Sc 9, sc2tog, sc 8, sc2tog (19).
Row 25: Sc 8, sc2tog, sc 7, sc2tog (17).
Row 26: Sc 7, sc2tog, sc 6, sc2tog (15).
Row 27: Sc 6, sc2tog, sc 5, sc2tog (13).
**This is a good place to attach the button “eye” between the 24th and 25th row with black floss (make sure the thumb is facing to the right when attaching the eye to one mitten and facing the left when attaching the eye to the other)**
Row 28: Sc 5, sc2tog, sc 4, sc2tog (11).
Row 29: Sc 4, sc2tog, sc 3, sc2tog (9).
Row 30: Sc 3, sc2tog, sc 2, sc2tog (7). Fasten off, weave in end.
**Pull up a loop on the bottom of the “lips” between rows 28 and 29. Sl st across to end and fasten off. Weave in ends.
Insert hook in first and last st of the 10 sc sts and pull up a lp.
Row 1: Ch 1, sc in 10 sts around, join (10).
Row 2-7: Repeat round 1 (10).
Row 9: Sc2tog 5 times, fasten off and weave in end. Turn thumb inside out and fasten off on inside with blunt needle.
Row 1: Sc in second ch from the hk, hdc, dc 7, hdc, sc (11). Fasten off. Attach to the “back” of the fish (between rows 11 and 20). Weave in ends.
Row 1: Hdc in second ch from the hook and each ch after (6), turn.
Row 2-4: Ch 1, hdc in each st, turn (6). Fasten off, leaving a long tail to sew on with. Put end of yarn through darning needle and weave in and out along the top of the fin and pull tight so the fin scrunches at the top.
Secure with a knot into the first st and sew on the body of the fish (rows 13-16). Secure by sewing fin on the bottom.
Repeat with other mitten, making sure you make the thumb facing the opposite hand before adding the fins and button.