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Chicagoland,Chicago,The Windy City,Illinois,USA, The Midwest

I've always made things as long as I can remember. Both my Mom and Dad were"makers", so it just was what you did! The handcrafted item was always respected and expected in my family.

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The Anne Mitts

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : The Anne Mitts
The Anne Mitts
The Anne Mitts
The Anne Mitts
The Anne Mitts
The Anne Mitts

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on
  • knit and purl
  • decrease by knitting 2 stitches together
  • be able to slip a few stitches onto a separate holder to make the cable
  • bind off
  • optional - be able to do single crochet

Pattern Description:

These mitts were inspired by a vintage pair of "shortie" white gloves I wore to my senior prom!

This pattern is a great introduction to cabling - there's only the one and it's easy. Also, you'll see how easy it is to add a feminine ruffled edge.

The mitts are knit flat, starting at the ruffled cuff with a single cable twist, then sewn up the side leaving a thumbhole with optional crochet edging. There are separate directions for left and right mitts.

My patterns are written in a non-traditional way to be very beginner-friendly. I use few, if any, abbreviations and give instructions in a row-by-row format in easy-to-read large type with a color picture of the finished project.

Kits are available for this project - just add needles!


12 stitches and 16 rows = 2" in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • to fit an average woman's hand, finished measurements approximately 6" long and 7" circumference


  • US size 5 straight needles
  • cable needle or stitch holder
  • at least 120 yards of a fingering or lightweight yarn that is an angora/wool blend or similar such as mohair/wool or alpaca/wool
  • large eye needle to weave in ends
  • optional: US size F crochet hook

Suggested yarn:

120 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Happy Hoppers Angora


natural white