Knitting patterns for fingerless mitts using one skein of yarn or less. Many of the patterns are free.
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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.
More Free Patterns
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.
Fingerless mitts combining ribbing and lace in a swirling design. Fingering yarn. Designed by Myriam Dostert. Looks great in variegated yarn.
Patterns for Purchase
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.