Josephine Fingerless Mitts

from Sunset Cat Designs by Stephannie Tallent

Josephine Fingerless Mitts Pattern


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Pattern Details:

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Women, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round, beading, traveling stitches, provisional cast on, hemmed bind off.

Pattern Description:

Josephine is an elegant beaded fingerless mitten with Art Deco-inspired motifs, named after Josephine Baker, the legendary nightclub performer.

I can picture her wearing these while exploring Parisien nightclubs after performing in her own show.

The photo with the gloves modeled is (c) Tracy Harris.


28 sts and 40 rounds= 4" / 10 cm in St st

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • One size, to fit up to Women's medium/ 7.5" circumference around palm


  • Blue Sky Alpacas Alpaca & Silk, DK, 50% alpaca, 50% silk, 146yds/50gm. 2 skeins Garnet.
  • US2/2.75 mm, or size to obtain gauge. Your choice of Magic Loop, 2 circulars or DPNs.

You Will Also Need:

  • 3 stitch markers; tapestry needle; waste yarn or extra circular needle for provisional cast on; cable needle.
  • ~600/ ~60 gms of 6/0 beads (pattern calls for approx 600 beads; I recommend buying extra in case of imperfection, loss, etc). Beads shown are 6/0 Miyuki S/L Dk Topaz. I purchased 3x20gm tubes and had some leftovers
  • Crochet hook of size needed for placing beads (generally Size 10 or smaller; hook must fit through bead).

About Designer

About Designer

StephCat on

Hi! I live in Hermosa Beach, California, with husband Dave, dog Rigel and Tonkinese cats Meggie and Cali.

I've been knitting on & off for the past 30+ years, and began publishing my knitting designs several years ago. My favorite techniques include cables, Bavarian twisted stitches and stranded knitting.

My first book, California Revival Knits, is now out from Cooperative Press.

I blog ...

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