Easy Mitts Knit Flat Knitting Patterns
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Free Knitting Patterns
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
Berroco’s fingerless mitts feature an easy spiral stitch pattern that is knit flat and seamed. Pictured project by suzy23
Emerald Green Handwarmers
creativeyarn created these easy mitts that are knit with Moss, Stockinette, Double Moss stitches.
Rise & Shine Arm Warmers
Jodi Lewanda designed these easy mitts for Red Heart that are knit flat in stockinette and ribbing.
Cathy Payson’s ribbed mitts for Red Heart are knit flat and seamed.
Great Weekend Mitts
Easy striped fingerless mitts are great stashbusters. Rated easy by most Ravelrers. Designed by Thea Eschliman. Pictured project by nobiantary
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
Diagonal Eyelet Handwarmers
Another great easy mitt pattern from creativeyarn. These wristers are knit flat and seamed.
Patterns for Purchase
Easy Three Cable and Lucky Horseshoe Hand Warmers
These 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
Soul of Ahuriri Fingerless Mitts
These mitts are knit flat with twisted stitches made by slipping stitches and passing over. Sml Med Lge
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
Darting Diagonals Fingerless Gloves
Knit on straight needles and seamed, this is one skein project.
Easy Twister Mitts
Super-easy to make: knit two flat strips, and sew them together in a spiral.
Flower Fingerless Mitts
These stockinette mitts are knit flat and the band and flower are also knit! Four sizes.
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 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, intheloopknitting.com. 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!