Fingerless Mitts and Gloves Knitting Patterns
Romantic, dramatic, cozy, practical! These fingerless mitt patterns are great for keeping hands warm, fashionable, and free for texting! Plus they make unique but quick gifts.
Free Knitting Patterns
Flower Fingerless Mitts
These Silver Brunia fingerless gloves feature a flowering plant with bobble blossoms, lace leaves, and twisted stitch roots. DK yarn. Designed by Ieva Šimkutė-Pilelė. Pictured projects by the designer and sketeryte
Honeycomb Cable Fingerless Mitts
These mitts feature an easy cable pattern on the back. Designed by Laura Eccleston
These fingerless gloves feature a lace-trimmed cuff, eyelet detailing, and I-cord edging at palm and thumb. Add buttons or I-cord laces at the cuffs for extra style. Three sizes. Uses 200 – 250 yards of the recommended yarn. Designed by Cloud House Studio
These lace fingerless mitts feature picot edges. Designed by Diane Mulholland. Pictured project by knitteria
Designed by Dagmar Mora, these fingerless mitts are knit flat and wrapped around the hand to imitate spats. The feather and fan lace gives a lovely texture that showcases variegated yarn well, yet also works well with solid yarn. This is a lovely and versatile pattern that is only limited by your imagination — try your prettiest yarn and buttons! Sizes: Women’s S[M, L]Get the free knitting pattern
Pieces of Eight Mitts
The miracle of this design by Knitting and So On is that these fingerless gloves are knitted in one piece (no yarn cutting involved) beginning at the thumb. The “Eight”-Shape is achieved by increasing in the first part of a row, and decreasing in the second part.
Double Helix Mitts
Designed by Sybil R, these fingerless gloves are knit by winding strips of knitting and joining as you knit. Great for keeping your hands warm fashionably while you text or pin. They also are a great way to use leftover oddball yarn. Great for multi-colored yarn.
It’s difficult to type this when I’m laughing so hard! Instead of tatooing your knuckles, try this pattern by Pamela Grossman for fingerless gloves and embroider your favorite eight letters on the knuckles. Knit from the knuckles up.
These gauntlets designed by Susanna IC are simple and quick. The swirls are formed by cables and the cable pattern is easy enough for the beginner. The length of the mitts can be extended and many of the projects have made longer mitts. Pictured project by zuzusus
Rye / Ruista
The clever design element of the tab and button turn these easy stockinette mitts into stylish ruched accessories. You couldn’t find an easier way to be fashionable than this pattern designed by Hanne Katajamäki. Scroll down the pattern page for the English language pattern.
These reversible mitts by Eunny Jang are perfect for highly contrasting yarns and a great project for beginneers in colorwork.
Wedding Belle Lace Gloves
Designed by Cathy MacGuire
Cinnamon Star Fingerless Mitts
The designer Knitting and So On named these fingerless mitts after a favorite Christmas cookie, Zimstern –which means Cinnamon Star. The techniques used include hexagon and circle mitt knitting and surface crochet or slip stitch.
Mixed Waves Fingerless Mitts
Pattern by Knitting and So On creates elegant gloves from short row sections interspersed with garter stitch rows of a different color.
Patterns for Purchase
Fingerless Gloves With Pockets
These handwarmers feature an inside pocket on the top closed with two buttons that’s perfect for key, change, parking passes, and other essentials.
Cables Fingerless Mitts
Knit in the round. Size: Small to Medium, Large
Lacefield Fingerless Mitts
Knit flat with chunky wool and easy to remember lace pattern, this is a quick but lovely pattern.
Designed by Becky Herrick, these mitts feature a frothy, lacy cuff flows organically into ribbing and then stockinette stitch before finishing in a row of clean eyelets.
Prairie Fingerless Gloves
These dainty hand warmers boast gorgeous lacy cuffs in a delicate leaf pattern.
Brenda K. B. Anderson designed fingerless handwarmers worked flat get a little bit of flair from an easy cable pattern, a bit of fringe, and customizable, easy embroidery.
Spate Fingerless Mitts
Jane Richmond designed these armwarmers that feature an all-over raindrop pattern that looks like cables but requires no cable needle. Spate features a fold-able cuff that can be worn flipped over your fingers to keep them warm on those blustery days. They are knit in the round which is the only complication.
Totally Cabled Fingerless Gloves
These fingerless mitts feature two distinct cables, as well as one twisted stitch. Instructions are written out and charted.
Lace Fingerless Gloves
These elegant gloves only use one ball of worsted weight yarn.