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. Most patterns for free. Updated 12/29/22.
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Easy to Knit Owl Fingerless Gloves or Mitts
Easy fingerless mitts with a cable owl motif knit flat on 2 needles. Designed by Janis Frank as a flat knit version of her popular owl gloves knit in the round. Worsted weight yarn. Web version is free. PDF available for purchase
- Get the free knitting pattern - web version. Scroll down the target page to see the pattern.
- Buy the PDF knitting pattern at Etsy
- See Janis' pattern for knitting Owl Mitts in the round
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
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- Get a video tutorial for this and 2 other free patterns for $3.99 (not necessary to get the free pattern)
Easy Fingerless Mitts
Beginner level mitts are knit flat on 2 straight needles and seamed. Rated very easy by Ravelrers. Many, in fact, said that this was their first knitting project. Designed by Roxanne Richardson. Uses 1 skein 80 - 100 yards (73 - 91 m) of Aran weight yarn. Pictured project by chinarose82
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- Get the Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran yarn used in the pictured project (39 colors!)
Easy Fingerless Mitts - with Thumbs
Knit flat and seamed. Sizes Adult Woman, Teenager, Large Child, Medium Child, Small Child. Designed by marianna mel. Pictured projects by the designer and Alex Curran. Rated easy by Ravelrers. DK weight yarn.
These fingerless mitts are knit flat in garter stitch and seamed. Rated very easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Claire Garland
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 easy Snowfall fingerless mitts are knit flat with cable and seed stitch and seamed. Designed by Paintbox Yarns
- Get the free knitting pattern at Loveknitting.com
- Get the recommended Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran yarn at Loveknitting.com
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
More Free Patterns
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
- Get the free knitting pattern
- Get a knit-in-the-round version of the pattern
- See the Ravelry page
- Get the recommended Cascade Yarns Venezia Worsted on Etsy
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.
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
Fauna Fingerless Mitts
Beginner-friendly pattern for mitts knit flat from side to side. No need to seam at the end because the buttons close up the side. One side is knit into a cute ruffle and the other has six buttons. Designed by Kris Blincoe. Worsted weight yarn.
Mermaid Scales Mitts
These fingerless mitts feature an easy to learn stitch and are knit flat in one piece and seamed.Rated easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Lena Mathisson
These fingerless mitts are adorned with a sweet little bow. They are knitted flat and later on seamed. The designer says this is a great project for beginner knitters since you are only knitting several little rectangles.Rated very easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Nancy Ricci
Cheetahs Fingerless Mitts
Called “Cheetahs” because they can be completed quickly, in a few hours in front of the TV. Fingerless mitts or arm warmers, as long or short as you want, in any yarn, with an openwork detail on the front. Knitted straight but with no seaming! Rated very easy by Ravelrers. Designed by maylin Tri’Coterie Designs
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
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Soul of Ahuriri Fingerless Mitts
These mitts are knit flat with twisted stitches made by slipping stitches and passing over. Sml Med Lge
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.