A perfect gift for the men in your life! This drink mitt is big enough for most men’s hands yet small enough for women too! Use it for your favorite glass bottled beverage, a travel coffee mug or even your favorite pint of ice cream. The Knot Knit Crochet Drink Mitt makes a perfect gift for most. You can find the drink mitt crochet pattern in this post below, or an ad-free print friendly version on Love Crafts here, Ravelry here, or on Etsy here.
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I've used a bulky/5 weight yarn for this crochet drink mitt. I wanted to make sure that it was thick enough to keep my hand and the drink warm (or cool). The yarn I used for mine was Loops & Threads Charisma as it was what I had on hand at the time. There are many other bulky weight yarns that you can substitute.
Knot Knit Drink Mitt – FREE CROCHET PATTERN
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A perfect gift for the men in your life! This drink mitt is big enough for most men’s hands yet small enough for women too! Use it for your favorite glass bottled beverage, a travel coffee mug or even your favorite pint of ice cream. It'll keep your hand warm and cozy while keeping your beverage of choice, warm or cold.
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- Yarn: Bulky Weight / 5 / 100% acrylic was used for the crochet drink mitt in the photos
- Approximately 104 yards total of Loops & Threads Charisma
- Crochet Hooks: I/9/5.50mm; H/8/5.00mm, or size needed to obtain gauge (My favorite crochet hooks are the Clover Amour Hooks, I’ve never had an ache in my hand since switching)
- Yarn Needle
- Locking Stitch Markers (4 or more)
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Abbreviations (US Terms)
- ch(s): chain(s)
- sl st(s): slip stitch(es)
- st(s): stitch(es)
- sc: single crochet
- hdc: half double crochet
- sc2tog: single crochet 2 together (decrease)
- BLO: back loop only
- FLO: front loop only
- yo: yarn over
- Join yarn with a standing sc: click HERE for tutorial
- One Size Fits Most
See individual sections for gauge.
- Turning chain(s) are not included in stitch count unless noted otherwise.
- The first stitch of every row is worked into the same stitch as the turning chain, unless stated otherwise.
- Loops and Threads Charisma in Taupe was used for the mitt in the photos above. You can use another bulky/5 yarn as long as it's similar in thickness and you match gauge.
- Video Tutorial: I have a video tutorial for how to add a stretchy cuff. Watch it if you get stuck, or need clarification, with the cuff on this drink mitt. Click HERE for the tutorial.
Join with a standing single crochet: When instructed to "join with a standing sc", begin with a slip knot on your hook, insert the hook into the stitch or space indicated, yo and pull up a loop, yo and draw thru both loops on hook to complete the first stitch. Click HERE for tutorial.
Knot Knit Crochet Drink Mitt Instructions
Gauge: 9.75 hdc X 6.5 rows = 3"
Row 1: Using a 5.50mm crochet hook, ch 31, hdc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in each ch across. Turn. (30 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1, working in FLO, hdc in each st across. Turn.
Row 3: Ch 1, working in BLO, hdc in each st across. **Mark as right side. Turn.
Rows 4 thru 22: Repeat Rows 2 & 3, ending with a Row 2.
Do Not Fasten Off. Weave in ends. Continue below to Joining the Edges.
Joining the Edges
- Fold your work in half with the Right Sides together (lining up the sides of Rows 1 thru 22 to form a long tube).
- Using a 5.50mm crochet hook, ch 1, working thru BOTH layers, sl st in the end of each row across. (22 sts)
Fasten off. Weave in ends. Turn right side out. Continue below to the next join. **Photo Far Left
Continue on to Cuff.
Gauge: 11 sts X 13.75 rows = 3" (In pattern st: sc one row, sl st next row)
Video Tutorial: I have a video tutorial on how to add a stretchy cuff, click HERE, but follow the stitch counts in the written instructions below.
Round 1: Using a 5.00mm crochet hook, join yarn with a standing sc in st to the left of the whipstitch seam (see photo below and click here for technique), sc in each st around. Join. (36 sts)
Photo Above shows where to join round 1.
Row2: Ch 19, sc in 2nd ch from your hook, sc in each of the next 16 chs, sc2tog in the next ch and the same st as ch 19, sl st in the next st along the edge of the sleeve. (18 sts) **Reference photos A, B & C below, or video tutorial HERE.
Row 3: Do not ch, Turn, working in BLO, sl st in each of the next 17 sts, sl st in the BOTH LOOPS of last st.
Row 4: Ch 1, Turn, working in BLO, sc in each of the next 17 sts, sc2tog in the next st and the next sc along the edge of the sleeve, sl st in the next st along the edge of the sleeve.
Row 5: No Beginning Ch, Turn, **Working in BLO**, sl st in each of the next 17 sts, sl st in BOTH LOOPS of last st. 18 sts
Rows 6 thru 36: Repeat Rows 4 & 5. 18 sts
Row 37: Line up Row 2 with Row 36, ch1, Turn, sl st the FLO of Row 36 to the BLO of Row 2 across. (18sts)
Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Photo A: Shows a sc2tog being worked at the end of an even numbered row of the cuff. It's worked in the last st of the row and the "next" st along the edge of the sleeve.
Photo B: Shows the sc2tog complete.
Photo C: The yarn needle shows where you will work the next sl st. You will again be working into the "next" st along the edge of the sleeve.
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Is there a bottom part to hold the beverage in the Mitt? Thank you.
For the drink mitt pattern, do you have a matching pattern for a mitten for the other hand please? I love the idea of a drink mitt for when sitting in the ice hockey rinks watching my son and grandson play hockey. Thanks, Kathleen King
I have the same question.