ESC Crochet Baby Mitts – 3-6 months

Use these crochet baby mitts to keep those tiny hands nice and cozy in the cold weather. They are perfect for the car or days when it’s not too cold out. Plus, they can also be used as scratch mitts that prevent babies from scratching up their faces.

ESC Crochet Baby Mitts – 3-6 months
ESC Baby Scratch Mitts – 3-6 months ~ FREE Crochet Pattern

These baby mitts are designed for a 3-6 month old. They are slightly bigger than the ones I published a few months back, which were designed to fit a newborn. You can check them out here: Crochet Baby Scratch Mitts

Other baby patterns to try are this seed stitch baby blanket, this crochet teddy bear, or this teething toy. One or all, would make for a nice addition to a baby shower gift.

ESC Crochet Baby Mitts – 3-6 months

And the best part about these mitts is that you can adjust them as needed in any multiple of 2.

Skill Level: Easy

Yarn: Caron Simply Soft (100% Worsted Weight (#4) acrylic, 6 oz/170.1 g – 315 yds/288 m)
Crochet Hook: G/4.00mm, H/5.00mm
Other: 6″ Soft Cord Elastic

Finished Size: Laying flat they measure 2.75″ across the body and 4.5″ long.


Blsc = Back Loop Single Crochet
Ch/Chs = Chain/Chains
Esc = Extended Single Crochet
Sc = Single Crochet
Sc2tog = Single Crochet 2 Together
Sl St = Slip Stitch
St/Sts = Stitch/Stitches

Special Stitch Instructions:

Extended Single Crochet (ESC): Insert hook in stitch indicated, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through one loop, yarn over and pull through both loops on hook.

Crochet Pattern Instructions:

Make 2.

Row 1: With G hook, Ch 9, sc in second ch from hook and in next 7 chs. Turn. [8 sts]

Rows 2-22: Ch 1, blsc in each st across. Turn. [8 sts] Continue with this row until you have reached a desired circumference.

Ch 1 and join the ribbing rows by slip stitching the last row to the free loops of starting chs.

Working in the Round

Rnd 1: Working along the row ends, Ch 1, esc into each row; join with sl st in first esc. [22 sts] Do Not Turn, but begin working in rnds.

Rnds 2-10: With H hook, esc in same st as join and into each st around; join with sl st in first esc. [22 sts]

Rnd 11: Ch 1, sc2tog around; join with sl st in first sc2tog. [11 sts]

Rnd 12: Ch 1, sk st where join was made, sc2tog around; join with sl st in first ch. [5 sc2tog] Fasten Off.

Fasten Off leaving a 10″ tail for weaving in through Rnd 12 and closing off the mitt.

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