Easy-On Mittens by Rhondda Mol (Oombawka Design)

Easy-On Mittens

January 2017
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
gauge is dependent upon mitten size and hook used
5.0 mm (H)
5.5 mm (I)
131 - 160 yards (120 - 146 m)
Child, Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large
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A free version of this pattern is available here: http://oombawkadesigncrochet.com/2017/01/easy-on-mittens-...

For those of you who are unfamiliar with my Easy-On Mittens, these mittens have a wrist closure option which allows you to open and close the mitten at the wrist. I first designed these mittens for my son because he was so wiggly and I swear he had fingers sticking out all over the place - trying to get mittens on his hands was such a challenge and he always pulled them off as fast as I could get them on. These mittens open at the wrist so you can easily pop the hand into the mitten itself (not getting stuck on the narrower cuff part) and once the hand is inside you can button up the wrist closure and the hand stays inside the mitten ;)

You can wear the closure on the underside of your wrist (which is how I did Drew’s so he wouldn’t try to undo the buttons) or on top - which is how Darla liked to wear hers because she thought they looked ‘pretty’ that way. You can alternately whip stitch the cuff closed for a regular pair of mittens - this is totally up to you!

These mittens have been requested for many reasons - one of which is for individuals in Nursing Homes. The wrist closure allows caregivers to slide the mittens onto the resident’s hands more easily (and less painfully) and then the wrist closure can be button to ensure the mitten stays in place once on.

♥ Rhondda