Wanderlust Mittens by Kirsten Holloway

Wanderlust Mittens

December 2021
Aran (8 wpi) ?
7 stitches = 2 inches
4.0 mm (G)
190 - 240 yards (174 - 219 m)
Small/Med, Large/X-Large
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Crochet a pair of cozy mittens for the men and teen boys in your life. This pattern comes in 2 sizes and has notes for adjusting it further. Be sure to check your gauge!

This crochet pattern is available for free on my website or you can download it here as a print-optimized, ad-free PDF for your convenience.

Find the matching beanie pattern here.
Find the matching scarf pattern here.


Materials Needed:
190-240 yards #4 worsted weight Lion Brand Heartland yarn in Joshua Tree or Mammoth Cave
4mm (G) hook, or hook needed to obtain gauge
Yarn needle
2 7/8″ wooden buttons per pair of mittens (optional)
Stitch markers (optional)

Stitches used:
sl st = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
hdc = half double crochet
dc = double crochet
sc2tog = single crochet 2 together
dc2tog = double crochet 2 together
FPdc = front post double crochet
BPsc = back post double crochet
rsc = reverse single crochet (crab stitch)

Additional Terms:
hdc in the 3rd loop = Look at the top of the stitch, and locate the sideways “V”, bend the stitch to look at the back, and you should see another “V”. You’ll be working into the back loop of that “V”, this is called the 3rd loop.
st/sts = stitch/stitches
prev =previous

7 dc or hdc in 2″

L/XL: 10 1/2″ tall x 4 3/4″ wide across fingers
S/M: 9 1/2″ tall x 4″ wide across fingers

Additional Notes:
-ch-1 at beginning of round does not count as a stitch.
See additional notes in pattern.