pdf Digital Download


Need help? Visit our Help Center »

Have you made this pattern?

Share with the Craftsy community.

About the designer

Fiona Alice on craftsy.com
Halifax, Nova Scotia

I'm Fiona Alice, a textile artist and knitwear designer from Nova Scotia, Canada. I am a Fine Art graduate from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University where I majored in Textiles and ...

Read More » View all patterns by designer (7) »
Photo of Fiona Alice

Black Bears

from Fiona Alice
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Black Bears
Black Bears
Black Bears
Black Bears
Black Bears

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Stranded Colourwork
  • Chart
  • Knitting on DPNs
  • Picking up stitches
  • French Knots

Pattern Description:

Meet the Black Bears, the most recent member of the Green Forest Gang! They are shy and lazy, but can be tempted out to play with the promise of sweet golden honey! Knitted in the round on DPNs with 100% wool, these fingerless mitts are perfect for wearing during the fall before hibernation mode.


24 sts per 10 cm / 4" in pattern on 4.5mm (US 7)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Length: 20.5 cm / 8". Width: 8 cm / 3". Thumb: 3 cm / 1".


  • Cascade 220 & 220 Heathers (100% wool; 100 g = 200 m / 220 yds) One Skein of each colour, A: Charcoal 4002, B: Spun Gold 4010, C: Natural 8010, D: Alki, 2443.
  • 3.5mm (US 4) & 4.5mm (US 7) DPNs or correct size to obtain gauge.

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 Stitch markers
  • 2 Safety pins or stitch holder or scarp yarn
  • Darning needle

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Cascade 220

Read blog or news article about this pattern »