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Fun Mitten and Glove Knitting Patterns

by | Jul 8, 2017 | Gloves and Mittens

Knitting Pattern for Fun Mittens, Gloves, and Mitts. Most patterns are free.

Novelty mittens, gloves, and mitts that can be worn for costumes or fun.

To get the knitting patterns, scroll down the page to the individual pattern you want and click on the link to that pattern.

These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.

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Free Knitting Patterns

Free Knitting Pattern for Lego Hand Mittens

Lego Hand Mittens

Designed by Carissa Brown to resemble the molded plastic hands of Lego people. Great for costumes or play. Sizes from baby through adult. 0-2 years[3-5 years, 6-9 years, 10 years-Adult S, Adult M, Adult L]

Free Knitting Pattern for Handwarmer Muff

Free Knitting Pattern for Handwarmer Muff

Child’s Handwarmer Muff

This easy handwarmer features pompoms, i-cord bow, and neck strap. The muff is knit in tube with half folded inside during finishing. The stitch is an easy 2 round repeat double seed stitch. Designed by Chuck Wilmesher for skacel.

Free Knitting Pattern for Little Nemo Mittens

Nemo Mittens

Clown fish shaped mittens. Designed by Sigurlaug Eva Stefansdottir. Pictured project by mimouna

Free Knitting Pattern for Angry Birds Mittens

Angry Birds Mittens

Mittens inspired by the various bird characters from Angry Birds. Designed by Elaine Fitzpatrick

Free Knitting Pattern for Innsmouth Webbed Claw Gloves

Innsmouth Webbed Claw Gloves

These gloves are perfect for playing any clawed monster like Godzilla, Draco, and the Creature from the Black Lagoon. Designed by Anne-Marie Dunbar. Pictured project by G-knits

Free Knitting Pattern for Spiderman Mittens

Spiderman Mittens

These We Call Him Spidey Mittens by Kathleen Taylor. Pictured project by LivM

Free Knitting Pattern for Piglet Mittens

Piglet Mittens

These pig inspired mittens come in six sizes Child’s S,M,L and Women’s S,M,L. Designed by SpillyJane. Pictured project by annypurls

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Fantastic Mittster Fox Mittens

This playful combination mittens/puppets design by Allison Stewart-Guinee is knit in the round, seamlessly. The mittens can be worn on either hand, with either the fox face facing up or on the palm.

Free knitting pattern for Penguin Mittens

Penguin Mittens

Designed by Marianne Lind, these penguin mittens are sized for XS, S hands with a seam up the side.

Free knitting pattern for Direwolf Mittens

Direwolf Mittens

Designed by Carly Hill, these mittens are knit in the round with stranded colorwork.

Free Knitting Pattern for Dalek Mittens

Dalek Mittens

Mittens inspired by Doctor Who’s nemesis. Designed by Kat Lewinski

Free knitting pattern for Norwegian Kitten Mittens

Norwegian Kitten Mittens

Designed by Salty Crafts who also has a striped version.

Free Knitting Patterns for Totoro Mittens

Totoro Mittens

Norwegian style mittens inspired by the shy forest spirits portrayed in Hayao Miyazaki’s Japanese animated film My Neighbor Totoro. Designed by brella, the stranded colorwork features a big Totoro with an umbrella, two little Totoros, and a bunch of dust bunnies (or soot sprites) .Pictured project by djaya. Some Ravelrers have adapted for hats, sweaters, and more.

Free Knitting Pattern for Pirate Mittens

Pirate Mittens

Mittens featuring skull and crossbones colorwork designed by Adrian Bizilia. Pictured project by HedvigHandarbetar

Free knitting pattern for Spock Mittens and free Star Trek knitting patternsVulcan Salute Mittens

Perfect mittens for fans designed by Amy at Confessions of a Woolaholic.

Free Knitting Pattern for Hedgehog Mittens

Hedgehog Mittens

Designed by Ekaterina Sokolova

Free knitting pattern for Sock Monkey Mittens and more Sock Monkey Knitting Patterns

Sock Monkey Mittens

Designed by Melissa Walshe for sizes Child’s M, (L, Adult S)

Free knitting pattern for Pokemon Pokeball Mitts

Pokeball Mitts

Donna Milner’s easy fingerless mitts are perfect for Pokemon Go play.

Free knitting pattern for Iron Man Mitts

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Iron Man Mitts

Irene McCormick’s fingerless gloves pattern is written to fit a 3-5 year old with basic instructions on how to make larger

Free Knitting Pattern for Mouse Mittens

Mouse Mittens

These child-sized mittens were designed by Janine Le Cras. Pictured project by Betty.

Free knitting pattern for Goldfish Mittens and more aquatic creature knitting patterns

Goldfish Mittens

Amy Christoffers designed these mittens for toddlers but they can be customized for bigger sizes.

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Penguin Mittens

Designed by Frankie Brown, these mittens come in small, medium, and large.

Free Knitting Pattern for Minion Mittens

Minion Mittens

Amanda Drover-Hartwick designed these mittens for  sizes 2-3 year old, 4-6 year old, 7-9 year old, 10-13 year old. Eyes are knit circles. Pictured project by el399

Smitten mittens for hand holding free knitting pattern. More free knitting patterns at

Smittens Mittens for Holding Hands

Get romantic in chilly weather with this mitten designed for two. Designed by Julie Weisenberger

Free Knitting Pattern for Sherlock Inspired Mitts - The Game Is On

Sherlock- Baker Street Wallpaper Mitts

Professor Fonz’s Sherlock-inspired The Game Is On fingerless mitts feature the wallpaper design in Sherlock’s flat in the Sherlock tv series. See below for more Sherlock Knitting Patterns

Free Knitting Pattern for Beer Mitt

Beer Mitt

Toby Roxane Barna designed this fun, practical cozy mitten perfect for drinking beverages at outdoor events.The pattern is written for three sizes: small (a “rootbeer mitt,” to fit a child’s hand), medium (to fit a typical lady-paw) and large (to fit a gnarly man-hand).

Free knitting pattern for Link's Gauntlets from Legend of Zelda

 Link’s Gauntlets

Emily Hastings designed these mitts inspired by Legend of Zelda games. They’re based on the gauntlets that Link wears in OoT and in Super Smash Bros. Melee.

Free knitting pattern for Mad Cat Handwarmers fingerless mitts

Mad Cat Handwarmers

Kat Lewinski’s fingerless mitts feature Ta mad cat on one side and a paw print on the palm.

GiveaHoot owl mittens knit pattern free

Give a Hoot Mittens

These mittens designed by the Fibre Company feature a unique thumb gusset and a cable owl pattern.

Free Knitting Pattern for Squeaky Mitts

Squeaky Mitts

Melanie Gall’s rodent motif can be used on fingerless mitts and mittens but also has been adapted for hats and more. Pictured project by mimouna

Free knitting pattern for Gimli son of Gloin gauntlets

Gimli Son of Gloin Gauntlets

Sheila Toy Stromberg designed these mitts inspired by the dwarf warrior. She provides a tutorial for knitting with scalemail, which is a lot like knitting with beads. Small (Medium, Large, Extra Large, Extra-Extra Large)

Free Knitting Pattern for Winchester Plaid Anti-Possession Mittens

Winchester Plaid Anti-Possession Mittens

Inspired by Supernatural, these mittens designed by Kat Lewinski sport a stylish plaid on top and anti-demonic possession protection on the palms.

Patterns for Purchase

Knitting Pattern for Imagine Mittens Knitting Pattern for Imagine Mittens

Imagine Mittens

This pattern includes instructions for three different mittens (some with buttons, some without), and two versions of each mitten. Sizes 12 mo, 2 yrs, 6 yrs. (Obviously, don’t use buttons for the baby mittens.) Designed by Cambria Washington

Knitting Pattern for Meow Mitts

Meow Mitts

These fingerless mitts by Tiny Owl Knits feature a colorwork kitten face.

Knitting Pattern for Monster Claw Glove

Monster Claw Glove

Fun costume gloves that are knit in bulky yarn and can be finished in a couple of evenings according to the designer. Costume only, not good for daily use.

Knitting Pattern for Owl Mittens

Owl Mittens

Mittens designed to look like an owl perching on a branch. Sizes for the entire family: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, teen, women, men.

Knitting Pattern for Dinosaur or Dragon Mittens

Dinosaur or Dragon Mittens

These mittens are ALL knit, no crochet, according to the designer. Pattern is for 3 sizes Child’s Small (Medium, Large) 51/2 (61/2, 71/4)”

Knitting Pattern for Lion Mittens

Lion Mittens

Sizes for the entire family: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, teen, women, men.

Knitting Pattern for Hedgehog Fingerless Mitts

Hedgehog Gloves

These cute fingerless gloves come with written and charted instructions as well as step-by-step photos. The designer also offers the finished product for sale.

Pattern: Doctor Who Knit Fingerless Mitts; Dalek Fingerless Gloves, PDF file

Doctor Who Dalek Knit Fingerless Mitts

I love these! The pattern on the fingerless gloves looks just like the dalek’s body.

Get the knitting pattern for $5.00

Teddy Bear Mittens for Children Knitting Pattern | Favorite Bear Knitting Patterns including Teddy Bears, Paddington Bear, Koala Bear - many free patterns

Teddy Bear Mittens

Includes instructions for the following sizes: 12 months, 2, 4, 6.

Knitted Animal Scarves, Mitts and Socks

Knitted Animal Scarves, Mitts and Socks

These hedgehog mittens are one of the 35 patterns in this book that also includes accessories designed like a fox, kitten, duckling, shark, penguin, elephant scarf, zebra, mice, and more.

O.W.L. Mittens for Ordinary Wizarding Level Exams | Harry Potter inspired Knitting Patterns, many free knitting patterns | These patterns are not authorized, approved, licensed, or endorsed by J.K. Rowling, her publishers, or Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.

O.W.L. Mittens

Designed by Celeste Young, Owls on one side and a spell reference on the palm for Ordinary Wizarding Level exams.

Knitting Pattern Pokeball Fliptop Mittens

Pokeball Fliptop Mittens

Perfect for hunting pokémons in cooler weather. These mittens have a flap that you can easily flip open to use your phone or close to keep your hands warm.

Knitting Pattern for Twin Peaks Damn Fine Mittens

Twin Peaks Damn Fine Mittens

Ready for some damn fine pie and coffee and the revival of Twin Peaks? Knit these mittens while you watch.

Knitting Pattern for Lets Rock Mittens

Let’s Rock Mittens

Norwegian style mittens with flaming guitar, skulls, and keyboard cuffs. Designed by Jorid Linvik, this is one of the 45 patterns in Jorid Linvik’s Big Book of Knitted Mittens: 45 Distinctive Scandinavian Patterns

Knitting Pattern for Cheeky Monkey Gloves

Cheeky Monkey Gloves

Knitting pattern for novelty gloves, featuring a Cheeky Monkey face & a ‘banana’ finger. Sized for ages 3 years – adult.

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Terry Matz

meTerry 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, 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!

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