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Easy Mitts Knit Flat Knitting Patterns

by | Jul 3, 2017 | Accessories, Gloves and Mittens

Knitting Patterns for Easy Mitts Knit Flat and Seamed. Most patterns are free

These easy fingerless gloves and mitts are knit flat and then seamed. The patterns are rated easy or very easy by a majority of Ravelrers who have knit them or rated easy by the designer.

To get the knitting patterns, scroll down the page to the individual pattern you want and click on the link to that pattern.

These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.

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Free Knitting Patterns

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy Hand Sleeves

Hand Sleeves

These fingerless mitts are knit flat in garter stitch and seamed. Rated very easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Claire Garland

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy Cabled Hand Warmers

Cabled Hand Warmers

These fingerless mitts are knit flat in bulky yarn. Great first cable project. Rated very easy by Ravelrers. Designed by by Kirsten Hipsky for Valley Yarns.

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy Mesh Handwarmers

Mesh Handwarmers

These fingerless mitts are knit flat in a 4-row repeat openwork mesh pattern with ribbed cuffs and top. Designed by creativeyarn. Pictured project by BobbinBombshell

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy Cozy Wristers

Cozy Wristers

Easy fingerless mitts are knit flat on straight needles. Designed by Cathy Payson for Red Heart. Great for self-striping or multi-color yarn. Rated easy by designer and Ravelrers. Pictured project by luvbnamom6

Red Heart New Yarns

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy Motley Mitts

Motley Mitts

Fingerless mitts knit flat on straight needles and shaped with short rows. Designed for multi-color yarn by Lisa Shroyer. Rated easy by  Ravelrers.

Easy Fingerless Mitts

Beginner level mitts are knit flat. Rated very easy by Ravelrers. Many, in fact, said that this was their first knitting project. Designed by Roxanne Richardson. Pictured project by chinarose82

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy Waffle Stitch Fingerless Gloves

Waffle Stitch Fingerless Gloves

These textured fingerless mitts are knit flat and seamed and use up about 100 yards of worsted. Designed by Jill Toporkiewicz. Rated very easy by Ravelrers. Pictured project by MockingbirdK1P2

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy Lana's Gloves

Lana Gloves

These lace fingerless mitts are knit flat and seamed. Designed by Nancy Ricci. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Pictured project by tashc


ZigZag Fingerless Gloves

Whole Earth Education designed these mitts that are knit flat sidewarys with two contrasting colors of yarn and then seamed. Rated very easy by Ravelrers. Contrasting yarn in the example is multi-colored giving it an extra color dimension. Available in English and Portuguese.

Free Knitting Pattern for Scalloped Fingerless Gloves

Scalloped Fingerless Gloves

These lace wristwarmers are knit flat in 6 row repeat lace and seamed. Rated easy by the designer. Pictured project by stickrista who got 3 pairs of mitts from one skein

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy Garter Stitch Fingerless Mitts

Garter Stitch Mitts With Strap

Pluviôse is an easy fingerless mitt pattern knit flat in garter stitch on straight needles. The simple pattern is dressed up with a garter stitch tab and embellished with your prettiest buttons. Designed by Solenn Couix-Loarer who says the pattern is great for beginners. Great for multi-color yarn. Rated very easy by Ravelrers. Available in English and French. Pictured project by Mamaloftin

Free knitting pattern for Fable Fingerless Mitts easy pattern

Fable Fingerless Mitts

Sian Parker created this easy pattern that is worked flat on straight needles. Two sizes: Small would fit a hand circumference (around the knuckles) of 7” & are 7” long. Medium would fit a hand circumference of 7.5” & are 7.5” long

Free knitting pattern for Sudbury Fingerless Mitts and more wristwarmer knitting patterns


Berroco’s fingerless mitts feature an easy spiral stitch pattern that is knit flat and seamed. Pictured project by suzy23

Free knitting pattern for Emerald Handwarmer easy fingerless mitts

Emerald Green Handwarmers

creativeyarn created these easy mitts that are knit with Moss, Stockinette, Double Moss stitches.

Free knitting pattern for Rise and Shine Arm Warmers

Rise & Shine Arm Warmers

Jodi Lewanda designed these easy mitts for Red Heart that are knit flat in stockinette and ribbing.

Free knitting pattern for easy Lovely Glovelets fingerless mitts

Lovely Glovelets

Cathy Payson’s ribbed mitts for Red Heart are knit flat and seamed.

Free Knitting Pattern for Weekend Mitts

Great Weekend Mitts

Easy striped fingerless mitts are great stashbusters. Rated easy by most Ravelrers. Designed by Thea Eschliman. Pictured project by nobiantary

Free Knitting Pattern of Irish Hiking Scarf Mitts


Irish Hiking Scarf Mitts

Delia Rau Cholakian’s cable arm warmers are knit flat, then seamed, leaving a hole for the thumb. In the pictured project, acmiller substituted seed stitch for the ribbing. Pictured project by DDCKnitt

Free knitting pattern for Diagonal Eyelet Hand Warmers

Diagonal Eyelet Handwarmers

Another great easy mitt pattern from creativeyarn. These wristers are knit flat and seamed.

Patterns for Purchase

Knitting Pattern for Easy Three Cable Hand Warmers

Knitting Pattern for Easy Lucky Horseshoe Hand Warmers

Easy Three Cable and Lucky Horseshoe Hand Warmers

Expand Your Knitting SkillsThese two fingerless mitt patterns are knit on straight needles and seamed. Three Cable mitts (top) is rated easy by Ravelrers. Two sizes Medium/Large (X-Large). Pictured project by KimH. Lucky Horseshoe mitts (bottom) is rated easy by the designer Kim Haesemeyer. Both patterns included in the 17 patterns in Leisure Arts #5612, Expand Your Knitting Skills

Knitting Pattern for Soul of Ahuriri Fingerless Mitts

Soul of Ahuriri Fingerless Mitts

These mitts are knit flat with twisted stitches made by slipping stitches and passing over. Sml Med Lge

Knitting Pattern for Awry Hat and Mitts

Awry Hat and Mitts

These fingerless mitts and hat feature a gradient effect created by holding two strands of yarn together. The mitts are knit flat side to side. There isn’t an experience rating but they look fairly easy. Designed by Sarah Ellis. Sizes 5¾ (6½, 7½)” hand circumference

Knitting pattern for Darting Diagonals fingerless gloves

Darting Diagonals Fingerless Gloves

Knit on straight needles and seamed, this is one skein project.

Knitting Pattern for Easy Twister Mitts

Easy Twister Mitts

Super-easy to make: knit two flat strips, and sew them together in a spiral.

Knitting pattern for Flower Fingerless Mitts

Flower Fingerless Mitts

These stockinette mitts are knit flat and the band and flower are also knit! Four sizes.

Knitting pattern for Fee-Bee fingerless mitts

Fee-Bee Mitts

The easy mitts named after the chickadee’s call are knit flat, then seamed at the side, with an opening left for the thumb.

Terry Matz

meTerry is a knitting late-bloomer, learning to knit as an adult from Internet tutorials, because she wanted a craft that was useful, fun, and portable. Knitting hats for cancer patients inspired her to design her own patterns—available for free at her blog, Terry met her husband Ken at a science fiction convention and moved to the Kansas City area to be with him more than 30 years ago. Terry supports her yarn stash by creating websites and other digital media. Terry firmly believes in Knitting in Public—it's a great conversation starter!

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