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16 Free Knitting Patterns for Mittens

By: Caley Walsh, Editor,

Wrist Warmers Knitting PatternPrepare for cold winter months with these 16 Free Knitting Patterns for Mittens. Mittens are actually warmer than gloves and are much easier to knit. If you're looking for an easy mitten knitting pattern or want to try something more difficult, you'll surely find a pattern that fits your need.

In addition to traditional beginner knitting patterns for mittens, you'll find plenty of fingerless mittens and loom knitting patterns. Make one of each and save them to give as gifts during the holiday season - it's a great way to show you care.

A warm pair of mittens always comes in handy during the cold winter months, and free knitting patterns for mittens are certainly the best option for keeping you comfortable. If you're looking for a more open style, considering making and wearing fingerless mittens - you can keep your plams warm but still do common tasks like answering the phone.


16 Free Knitting Patterns for Mitterns

16 Free Knitting Patterns for Mittens
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24 Quick and Easy Knitting Patterns


Once you start working on one of these easy mitten knitting pattern, you might not want to stop. Luckily, there are so many great simple knitting patterns to fall in love with. Learn how to make socks, onesies and even an afghan with our free downloadable eBook, 24 Quick and Easy Knitting Patterns. Be sure to print and save this PDF - it's a great resource for free knitting patterns.




Free Knitting Patterns for Fingerless Mittens

Roman Holiday Fingerless Mitterns Knitting Pattern

If you are new to knitting, start off with fingerless mittens. Fingerless mittens are easier to knit and they are useful for working at the computer or other tasks requiring your fingers. They are surprisingly warm for not covering your fingers! Check out these free knitting patterns for mittens.

Classic Free Knitting Patterns for Mittens

Boucle Mittens and Matching Beret Knitting Pattern

If you would prefer a classic, closed mitten, we have many free knitting patterns for mittens of this style. Use your favorite color of yarn and you can easily create a matching hat and/or scarf. Many of our free knitting patterns for mittens pair with hat and scarf knitting patterns.

  • Boucle Mittens and Matching Beret Knitting Pattern:  Knit a pair of cozy boucle mittens with a matching slouchy beret with this free mitten knitting pattern.
  • Chunky Mittens Knitting Pattern:  Use double-pointed knitting needles and this free mittens knitting pattern to create a chunky pair of mittens with contrast stripe.
  • Mittens for the Whole Family:  Create mittens for everyone in your family with this easy pattern.  You'll get instructions on how to make knit mittens for men, women, and children.
  • Pretty Cable Mittens: Cables are a great addition to any free knitting pattern. This is a great asset during the cold winter months - your hands will look great and stay warm at the same time.
  • Wicked Knit Mittens: Check out this free knitting pattern and tutorial that shows you how to make unique mittens with some serious 'tude.
  • Easy Skeleton Mittens: In the blink of an eye, you will have cool little gloves for your spooky little someone.

Loom Knitting Patterns for Mittens

Warm Wool Mittens Free Knitting Pattern

Loom knitting is another option for knitting for own mittens. Loom knitting is fun and very fast. In addition, loom knitting can be easier on those with stiff fingers. These free knitting patterns for mittens are performed with the help of a loom or knitting board.

59 Free Scarf Knitting Patterns

A winter wardrobe isn't complete without a warm and cozy scarf. This year, make your own knit scarf and wear it all around town. Discover the best simple knitting patterns for scarves with our collection of 59 Free Scarf Knitting Patterns. Learn how to make a traditional knit scarf or an infinity scarf. Be sure to rock your homemade scarf when you complete a mitten knitting pattern.


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These mittens are quiet appropriate for the coming weather and so easy toknit

I really like these mittens,you have a fantastic choice.I am finished a scarf for my great niece next are these mittens


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