Cute and Colorful Crochet Mittens

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Cute and Colorful Crochet Mittens
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Add some spice to your life with vibrant winter accessories. The good news is, if you have a crochet hook and basic skills, you can easily make something yourself. Colorful fingerless crochet mittens are trending lately, because they work up fast, you can use many different designs that are available for free on the Internet, and they are easily customizable.

Use scraps of yarn you already have to create unusual and surprising patterns or go to the yarn store for some inspiration! These mittens are very practical, especially if you like having bare fingers to swipe in winter. They add a little bit of extra coziness without compromising the comfort. Take a look at the examples below and search for links to free patterns under the pictures.

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1. Unicorn Mittens Free Crochet Pattern

Those cute mittens will be just adorable for both adults and children. Because who doesn’t love unicorns? We all want them to be real, right? These gloves works up really fast and will definitely cheer you up.

  • DESIGNED by: Erin Greene
  • PROJECT TYPE: fingerless gloves
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: upper beginner
Unicorn Mittens Free Crochet Pattern

Go to the pattern: Unicorn Mittens, more info here.

2. Texting Mittens Free Crochet Pattern

It’s hard not to use your phone while you’re waiting for a bus or for anything else outisidey, when it’s really cold. Those warm gloves will help you with that! They have little holes that will allow you to use your phone at any weather conditions!

  • DESIGNED by: Megan Meyer
  • PROJECT TYPE: fingerless gloves
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: upper beginner
Texting Mittens Free Crochet Pattern

Go to the pattern: Texting Mittens, more info here.

3. Morning Frost Fingerless Gloves Free Crochet Pattern

Those lovely fingerless gloves will keep you very warm while looking amazing! They are very comfy and work up really fast. Perfect for a gift! And just look at those colors!

  • DESIGNED by: Maria Isabel
  • PROJECT TYPE: fingerless gloves
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: upper beginner
Morning Frost Fingerless Gloves

Go to the pattern: Morning Frost Fingerless Gloves, more info here.

4. Ammonite Wrist Warmers Free Crochet Pattern

These comfy wrist warmers will be a perfect accessory for cold days ahead. Fantastic ammonite inspired shell detail makes them truly remarkable. Use classic grey yarn or play with colors – either way, this is a must-make!

  • DESIGNED by: Dedri Uys
  • PROJECT TYPE: crochet mittens
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: intermediate
Ammonite Wrist Warmers Free Crochet Pattern

Go to the pattern: Ammonite Wrist Warmers, more info here.

5. Crochet Christmas Fingerless Gloves

Are you looking for a simple and easy holiday crochet project? The fingerless gloves of Christmas character are the perfect project in less than an hour! You can make it as Gingerbread Man and Snowman styles, but you can also make different ones just by changing the color and decoration. Santa, Elf, Grinch, etc.

  • DESIGNED by:  Sarah from repeatcrafterme.com  
  • PROJECT TYPE: fingerless gloves
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner
crochet christmas fingerless gloves

Go to the pattern: Fingerless Gloves

6. Bobble Fingerless Gloves Free Pattern

If you’re cold but still need your fingers to work on something, fingerless gloves will be the perfect fit for you. They are bulky, very warm and so feminine! Make a bunch of them for the whole family!

  • DESIGNED by: E’Claire Makery
  • PROJECT TYPE: crochet mittens
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner
Bobble Fingerless Gloves Free Crochet Pattern

Go to the pattern: Bobble Fingerless Gloves see more here

7. Horizon Fingerless Gloves Free Crochet Pattern

That’s a great idea for a last-minute gift for your loved ones. Making them will take you about 1 – 2 hours, depending on your skills, but it will be worth the while!

  • DESIGNED by: Little Golden Nook
  • PROJECT TYPE: fingerless gloves
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner
Horizon Fingerless Gloves Free Crochet Pattern

Go to the pattern: Horizon Fingerless Gloves

8. Rails Mitts Free Crochet Pattern

If you’re a bookworm, use your phone very often or just like to have your fingers free, go for those yellow, fingerless gloves. They work up really fast and will last you forever!

  • DESIGNED by: Rebecca Velasquez
  • PROJECT TYPE: fingerless gloves
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner
Rails Mitts Free Crochet Pattern

Go to the pattern: Rails Mitts

9. Easy and Quick Fingerless Gloves Free Crochet Pattern

If you want to make a last minute gift, or you’re just a person who tends to loose their gloves on a daily basis, those warm, turquoise gloves will be perfect. Easy and quick to make (you should finish them in about an hour).

  • DESIGNED by: Erin Castellaneta
  • PROJECT TYPE: fingerless gloves
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner
Easy and Quick Fingerless Gloves Free Crochet Pattern

Go to the pattern: Easy and Quick Fingerless Gloves

10. Shell Wrist Warmers

These lovely wrist warmers use variation on a shell stitch to create nice and colorful boxy pattern. It’s easy to learn and you can use it in your other projects as well! They work up very fast, so it’s a nice idea for a last-minute gift.

  • DESIGNED by: Emma Escott
  • PROJECT TYPE: crochet mittens
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner
free crochet pattern: Shell Wrist Warmers

Go to the pattern: Shell Wrist Warmers

11. Stained Glass Fingerless Gloves

Using contrasting color as a border for brighter ones creates nice stained glass effect. It looks amazing in this design! Make a colorful addition to your winter wardrobe or gift them to someone you love.

  • DESIGNED by: Krazy Kabbage
  • PROJECT TYPE: crochet mittens
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: upper beginner
free crochet pattern: Stained Glass Fingerless Gloves

Go to the pattern: Stained Glass Fingerless Gloves

12. Star Stitch Fingerless Gloves

These fantastic fingerless gloves in the pictures below were made by Raffaella Tassoni and they’re super chunky and bulky, so absolutely perfect for colder days. They are simple, elegant and just timeless. You can work them in aran wool, or any other yarn you like. 

  • DESIGNED by: Raffaella Tassoni
  • PROJECT TYPE: fingerless gloves
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner
Star Stitch Fingerless Gloves

PHOTOS by Raffaella Tassoni / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on raffamusadesigns.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

13. Falling Feathers Gloves

These fantastic gloves in the pictures below by I Need It Crochet are the perfect set with a vibrant, chunky beanie by the same author. They really make a wonderful, quick project on their own as well. The finished circumference is 7” (8”, 9”). And such gloves really make amazing gift idea!

  • DESIGNED by: I Need It Crochet
  • PROJECT TYPE: fingerless gloves
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner
Falling Feathers Gloves

PHOTOS by I Need It Crochet / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on ineeditcrochet.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

14. Wassail Mittens

How adorable are these crochet mittens in the pictures below? They were made by Brenda K. B. Anderson and are such lovely, festive mittens, that are much easier to make than they look! The stitch pattern is a really simple variation of the double crochet, so every beginner will be able to make it!

  • DESIGNED by: Brenda K. B. Anderson
  • PROJECT TYPE: fingerless gloves
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner
Wassail Mittens

PHOTOS by Brenda K. B. Anderson / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on go.creativecrochetcorner.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

15. Modish Mosaic Mittens

These adorable crochet mittens in the pictures below were made by MJ’s Off The Hook Designs and they are absolutely amazing! They are really the ultimate fall mittens, that will keep your hands super warm at all times. What’s more, you can make them in any size, from Toddler to Adult.

  • DESIGNED by: MJ’s Off The Hook Designs
  • PROJECT TYPE: fingerless gloves
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner
Modish Mosaic Mittens

PHOTOS by MJ’s Off The Hook Designs / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on misoffthehookdesigns.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

16. Into the Sunset Crochet Mittens

These colorful mittens will surely make the gloomy and grey winter days more tolerable! I smile every time I look at these! It’s a really fun and beginner-friendly project, that is really easy to adjust! Make them in stripes, or as a single colors, it’s totally up to you!

  • DESIGNED by: Ashley Parker
  • PROJECT TYPE: gloves
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner
Into the Sunset Crochet Mittens

PHOTOS by Ashley Parker / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on theloopylamb.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

17. Faded Stripe Mittens

This pattern below will allow you to make such pretty mittens, that will really take your winter accessories to the next level! The gradual stripe fade is so pretty and eye-catching, don’t you think? It’s designed by Megan Meyer with hand-dyed yarn, however, feel free to use another yarn if you like to!

  • DESIGNED by: Megan Meyer
  • PROJECT TYPE: gloves
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner
Faded Stripe Mittens

PHOTOS by Megan Meyer / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on leftinknots.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

18. Herringbone Moss Mittens

The pattern that was made to meet everyone’s needs. Timeless herringbone crochet look and instructions for multiple sizes makes it a seasonal basic accessory for the whole family. The comfortable welt keeps mittens secure and in place. Dense stitching does not let unwanted cold air coming in and the soft interior makes those mittens really nice to wear. Even the most querulous kid will love them. 

  • DESIGNED by: Hannah Cross
  • PROJECT TYPE: mittens
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: intermediate

Photos by Hannah Cross / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on hanjancrochet.com, or read more about it on Ravelry

19. Thrum Lovin’ Mittens

In this crochet mittens pattern extra cuteness comes hand in hand with extra warmth and softness. With the thrumming technique you will add cute little colorful hearts on the outside, and create a soft cushion on the inside. This has to be done while crocheting the mittens, so study the pattern carefully before commencing. The extra effort you put into this design will be all worth it.

  • DESIGNED by: Brenda K. B. Anderson
  • PROJECT TYPE: mittens
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: intermediate

Photos by Brenda K. B. Anderson / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on go.creativecrochetcorner.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

20. Teen/Adult Mittens

A one size fits all crochet mittens are a great accessory to always have at hand. With just one beginner friendly crochet pattern by Adina Bucknall you can craft a pair of fingerless gloves for every member of the family. Stitched with chunky soft yarn will give more warmth, use skeins of yarn that’s thinner to create an all-year-round version. Beautiful stitching technique is a nonobvious beautifying aspect.

  • DESIGNED by Adina Bucknall
  • PROJECT TYPE mittens
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos Adina Bucknall / ravelry.com

Follow a video tutorial on YouTube, or read more about it on Ravelry.

21. Tubes! Self Striping Wrist Warmers

With a sock weight yarn Zeens and Roger have created a fashion accessory for other limbs. The tubular shape of the wrist warmers makes them extra easy to crochet. Colorful stripes are a fun everyday addition to basic outfits. Both ends are made with front post/back post ribbing, whilst the middle part is entirely made with htr stitches worked in the round. A no-thinker that’s very fast to make.

  • DESIGNED by Zeens and Roger
  • PROJECT TYPE wrist warmers
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos Zeens and Roger / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on zeensandroger.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

22. Ruby Ribbed Mitts

These crochet mittens designed by Karen McKenna are basic and well structured at the same time. The simple crochet technique creates a dimension to mitts. This free crochet pattern comes in handy when you need transitional crochet fingerless gloves. Change the yarn weight depending on your needs. Use thick yarn for autumn winter and small weight yarn for spring summer.

  • DESIGNED by Karen McKenna
  • PROJECT TYPE mittens
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos Karen McKenna / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on willowyarns.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

23. Bohemian Fingerless Mitts

These crochet fingerless gloves give a serious vintage feeling. Renee Iverson has smoothly joined crochet stripes and small granny squares. Thanks to that mix this free pattern is a very fun and unusual one. A perfect addition to an all-year-round wardrobe. Use the worsted weight yarn to craft very transitional crochet mittens.

  • DESIGNED by Renee Iverson
  • PROJECT TYPE mittens
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos Renee Iverson / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on willowyarns.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

24. Fun To Make Crochet Mittens

Mittens are a classic winter design that you should have in your wardrobe. This pair is made in the reverse style with the light colors to make your outfit look a little brighter. The warm yarn makes them perfect for even the coldest winter days, so don’t think twice. Check out the free crochet pattern on the website and protect your hands!

  • DESIGNED by Yarnspirations
  • PROJECT TYPE mittens
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A woman is wearing pink  and orange crochet gloves.

Photos Yarnspirations / yarnspirations.com

Find the original free pattern on yarnspirations.com.

25. Glittens: Convertible Gloves and Mittens

This pattern will never go out of style. A combination of fingerless gloves and mittens, they’re both warm and comfortable. Don’t be afraid of the pattern if you’re a beginner. It’s easy to make and crochet very quickly. The project is based on simple double crochet, so you’ll be able to complete it effortlessly. The crochet pattern is easy to follow and free. Take a look and see how it works.

  • DESIGNED by Andy Semler
  • PROJECT TYPE mittens and gloves
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A pair of crocheted fingerless mitts on a person's hand.

Photos Andy Semler / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

26. Gingerbread Man Mittens

This Christmas mitten design makes a great gift for the ones you love. If you’re looking for a Christmas gift idea, look no further. The festive design combined with the practical construction makes this pair not only charming but also practical. Feel free to follow the free crochet pattern and get started right away.

  • DESIGNED by Erangi Udeshika
  • PROJECT TYPE mittens
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of crochet gingerbread mittens.

Photos by Erangi Udeshika / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on crochetforyoublog.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

27. Freya Fingerless Gloves

A basic crochet mitten to keep your hands warm during the cold season. If made with thick and warm yarn, this pair is great for winter, and with the lightest yarn it will do for fall and spring as well. Plus, the design is beginner-friendly, so you can complete it effortlessly no matter what your level. Follow the free crochet tutorial to get started.

  • DESIGNED by Sarah Ruane
  • PROJECT TYPE mittens
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A pair of blue crocheted fingerless mitts.

Photos by Sarah Ruane / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on nedandmimi.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

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