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Free Patterns for
Crochet Baby Mittens

Crochet baby mittens protect your little one’s face from scratches, and they’re adorable too! Crochet mittens are a quick project that uses a tiny amount of yarn, and they’re great for gifting too.

A newborn baby wearing crochet mittens.
Photo: daisyfarmcrafts.com

Crochet Newborn Mittens from Daisy Farm Crafts

These cute little mittens are worked in mesh stitch with a ribbed cuff. The mittens are in two sizes – newborn and three months.

YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn, e.g., Paton’s Grace.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.75 mm (F-5) crochet hook for newborn-size mittens. 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook for the 3-month size.
NOTIONS: a tapestry needle and scissors.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Mesh Stitch.

Newborn baby wearing grey crochet mittens.
Photo: lovelifeyarn.com

Crochet Baby Mitts from Love Life Yarn

Learn how to crochet simple baby mitts with this free pattern and video tutorial.

SIZE: 0-3 months, and 3-6 months.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) and 5 mm (H-8) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: a measuring tape, scissors, and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Back Loop Only.

Crochet blue baby set.
Photo: maisieandruth.com

Fast Crochet Baby Mittens from Maisie and Ruth

Watch the video tutorial or work with the written pattern to make these crochet baby mittens in chunky weight yarn. This pattern is part of a matching set that includes a hoodie, booties, a beanie and a baby blanket.

SIZE: newborn, 0-3 months, and 3-6 months.
YARN WEIGHT: #5 / Bulky / Chunky / Craft weight yarn, e.g., Flutterby Chunky from James C. Brett.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: about ½ an ounce (13 g).
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 6 mm (J-10) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Front Post Hald Double Crochet and Back Post Half Double Crochet.

Colourful crochet baby mittens.
Photo: maisieandruth.com

Bobble Crochet Baby Mittens from Maisie and Ruth

The Bobble crochet baby mittens are a free pattern that is supported by a video tutorial.

SIZE: preemie, newborn, 0-3 months, and 3-6 months.
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3 mm hook for the preemie and newborn sizes; 3.50 mm (E-4) crochet hook for the 0-3 months size; and a 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook for the 3-6 months.
NOTIONS: stitch markers, scissors, a yarn needle, and measuring tape.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Back Post Double Crochet, Front Post Double Crochet, and Bobble Stitch.

Crochet baby mittens with heart motif and pompoms.
Photo: 1dogwoof.com

Baby Heart Mittens from One Dog Woof

The Baby Heart Mittens is a gorgeous free pattern from One Dog Woof.

SIZE: one size only, to fit under 12 months.
YARN WEIGHT: 4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Wool-Ease or Vanna’s Choice from Lion Brand.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.75 mm (F-5) and 4 mm (G-6) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: a stitch marker, tapestry needle, scissors, and a fork for making the pom poms.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Foundation Half Double Crochet and Colourwork.

Video: Croby Patterns

Pom Pom Crochet Baby Mittens from Croby Patterns

This is a free crochet baby mittens pattern with a cute pompom detail. The designer has a step-by-step tutorial on her website and a video tutorial.

SIZE: 0-6 months.
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn, e.g., Baby DK from Paintbox Yarns.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a measuring tape or ruler for checking your gauge, stitch markers, a yarn needle, and scissors.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Single Crochet in Back Loop Only.

Bright pink crochet baby mittens.
Photo: jototheworld.com

Baby Mittens Crochet Pattern from Jo to the World

The designer of these cute crochet baby mittens also has patterns for a pair of matching baby booties and a hat. The pattern is designed to fit a 6-9 month-old baby but you can size it down for a newborn by using a 4 mm hook and a #3 weight yarn.

SIZE: 6-9 months (or newborn, see notes).
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: you will need approximately 10 yards of yarn per mitten.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: a 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook, and a 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook for the ribbing
NOTIONS: scissors and a yarn needle.

Grey and white crochet baby mittens.
Photo: dabblesandbabbles.com

Baby Mittens from Dabbles and Babbles

This free crochet baby mittens pattern has a pretty post-stitch detail around the cuff.

SIZE: newborn to 6 months.
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn, e.g., Vintage DK from Berroco.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.75 mm (F-5) and 4 mm (G-6) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: a darning needle and scissors.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Front Post Double Crochet and Back Post Double Crochet.

Video: ThinkPink Crochet

Crochet Easy Newborn Mittens from Think Pink Crochet

A crochet baby mittens video tutorial. The mittens are worked in half double crochet and have a front post double crochet cuff.

SIZE: Newborn.
YARN WEIGHT: #1 / Super Fine / Sock / Fingering weight cotton.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3 mm crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors and a yarn needle.

https://youtu.be/kIord0xqqms
Video: CraftSea Creations

Easy Crochet Baby Mittens from CraftSea Creations

A detailed and easy-to-follow tutorial; these mittens are worked in half double crochet and have a pretty shell stitch cuff.

YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Soft Baby Steps from Red Heart.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Shell Stitch.

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