Knitting patterns for fingerless mitts using one skein of yarn or less. Many of the patterns are free.
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Flecktone Fingerless Mitts
Fingerless mitts knit with a slip stitch pattern designed to showcase variegated and self-striping yarn. Sizes S (M, L): 6.5 (7, 8.5)" circumference. Uses one skein approximately 195.0 yards (178.3 meters) Sport weight yarn. Designed by Susan Moskwa. Pictured projects by designer and kellydawn
Possessed Printer Mitts
These fingerless mitts features a herringbone slipped stitch pattern that's a fantastic way to use hand painted, highly variegated, and striping yarns because it breaks up pooling. Also looks great in a solid or tonal yarn. Uses one skein 162 - 231 yards (148 - 211 m) of DK weight yarn. Designed by Emma Galati.
Winding Way Mitts
Fingerless mitts with double winding cable. Uses one skein 100 - 150 yards (91 - 137 m) of Sport weight yarn. Designed by Cheryl Beckerich for Cascade Yarns.
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Zigzag Fingerless Gloves
A zigzag pattern created on these fingerless gloves showcase multicolored yarn and reflect the pattern name "Don't skid, honey!" 2 Sizes. Uses one skein 170 - 230 yards (155 - 210 m) of Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Justyna Lorkowska.
Princess Fingerless Mitts
Cabled fingerless mitts uses one skein 150 yards (137 m) of Sport weight yarn. Excerpted from The Knitter's Book of Yarn. Designed by Jennifer Hagan. Pictured projects by designer and joyfulgirl26
Alder Fingerless Mitts
Fingerless mitts knit with a 4 row repeat highly textured ribbed chevron fabric, which is easy to memorize, and creates an extremely elastic and wonderfully squishy fabric. Designed by Agnes Zombory. Uses one skein 241 - 273 yards (220 - 250 m) of recommended Sport weight yarn.
Salonqa Fingerless Mitts
Fingerless mitts with simple cables and lacework. Designed by Kirsten Kaae. Uses about half a skein 115 - 142 yards (105 - 130 m) of Fingering weight yarn.
More Free Patterns
Augusta Fingerless Mitts
Fingerless mitts knit with a 4 row repeat mock cable stitch. Designed by Lena Gjerald. Uses one skein 164 - 219 yards (150 - 200 m) of Sport weight yarn.
Eos Bornea Fingerless Mitts
Twisted travelling stitches wind round and round these fingerless mitts. You can wear them on the opposite hands for a different, asymmetrical look. This pattern is fully charted. Designed by Kea2 Knits. Uses one skein 170m/186 yards of Sport weight yarn.
Dendritic Fingerless Mitts
Mitts design inspired by trees, with leaves growing up the back of the hand on a ribbed background resembling tree bark, while branches spread across the palm forming an invisible gusset. Designed by Hannah Colbert for Knitty. Uses one skein 128 - 150 yards (117 - 137 m) of Worsted weight yarn.
Leaves Fingerless Gloves
Fingerless mitts with an easy lace pattern. Designed by ValKnitting. Uses less than one skein 131 yards (120 m) of Aran weight yarn.
Fingerless mitts started at the thumb and knitted in one piece each with an easy lace pattern. Designed by Sybil Ra. Uses one skein 153 - 175 yards (140 - 160 m) of Sport weight yarn.
Gia Fingerless Gloves
Lace fingerless mitts with an 8 round repeat lace pattern. 3 sizes. Designed by Maria Sheherazade. Uses less than one skein 90 - 120 yards (82 - 110 m) of Fingering weight yarn. Pictured projects by designer and kast
Fingerless mitts with a 4 round repeat stacked cable motif and cuffs. 3 sizes. Designed by Meghan Fernandes for Pom Pom Quarterly. Uses one skein 273 yards (250 m) of Sport weight yarn.
Ice Dancing Mitts
Fingerless mitts with cable and lace details that showcase variegated yarn. Designed by Nicky Winterton. Uses less than one skein 197 - 219 yards (180 - 200 m) of Fingering weight yarn.
Crosswise Cadence Fingerless Mitts
This delightful and unusual slip stitch pattern is ideal to showcase one skein of variegated yarn, or any fingering weight yarn. Twisted rib cuffs complement the slip stitch design. Sizes S, M and L. Designed by Amy Odin. 175 - 250 yards (160 - 229 m) of Fingering weight yarn.
Patterns for Purchase
Side by Side Fingerless Mitts
Fingerless mitts featuring a narrow cable running along the back of the hand that is trimmed with garter stitch on either side. Sizes Women’s S (M, L). Designed by Ewelina Murach. Uses one skein 110 - 140 yards (101 - 128 m) of DK weight yarn.
Heart Fingerless Mitts
Fingerless mitts in sizes from toddler to adult. Instructions are given in both chart and written format. Designed by Ewelina Murach. Uses one skein 77 - 120 yards (70 - 110 m)of Worsted weight yarn.
Owl Fingerless Gloves
Fingerless mitts with a cute owl cable knit in the round. Designed by Janis Frank. Aran weight yarn.
Sock Yarn One-Skein Wonders: 101 Patterns That Go Way Beyond Socks!
Sock yarn isn’t just for socks anymore! Veteran knitter Judith Durant presents 101 original projects that can be created from just a single skein of sock yarn, including adorable baby clothes, warm hats, beautiful scarves, and even a dog sweater. A quick and creative way to use up leftovers, many of these projects knit up in less than three hours.