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The Smitten Mitten


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SHOP FOR YARN AT ---> I've been wanting a pair of fingerless/thumbless gloves for ages, but I wanted an optional mitten/finger flap for those moments were it is particularly cold. I was unable to find anything I liked, so I decided to write my own pattern. I made a pair for myself, and loved them. As I was writing the pattern many changes were made and now I love them even more! The option of having your fingers and thumb free allow for typing, texting and crocheting while wearing them - a must have for any yarnaholic! ;-) Text and photos Copyright (c)2013 by Yarn Baby, aka My Yarn Baby, all rights reserved. Pattern is not to be reproduced or shared, in whole or in part, in any way without written permission. This pattern is for personal use only. Finished products may be sold. It is greatly appreciated if pattern credit is given to Yarn Baby at:---> Craftsy account: and/or If you have any questions, please contact me at or at any of the above websites. CHEERS! BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY ch - chain sc - single crochet slst - slip stitch sk - skip stitch hdc-half double crochet dc - double crochet GAUGE First 5 rows = 2" in length SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS finished glove without mitten flap = 6.5" in length finished glove with mitten flap in use = 10.5" in length approximately 7" around PREFERRED BRAND/YARN I used Caron's Simply Soft

Supplies Needed

  • Medium/light worsted weight yarn
  • 5.00MM hook
  • 2 1/2 inch buttons

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DYE ALL THE COLORS! Working in the Fiber Arts was not a path I saw in my life, but I have always been into the arts. I taught music in public schools for 10 years prior to the evolution of Yarn Baby. When I became a mom, spending more time with my little people became a high priority and I went from teaching full-time to part-time to stop teaching all together. Then entered the YARN! My babies only liked blankies made of yarn, so I started calling them my little “Yarn Babies” -- thus the name of my shop. Now my boys are little fiber experts preferring blankets made with bamboo and/or silk so they “feel cold.” They know their fibers! :-) I started with crochet, then took a spinning class, started dyeing roving (for my own use) and then fell head over heels in love with dyeing yarn. So here I am…spinning, dyeing and selling yarn. RADICAL! Online yarn shop owner of only natural fiber yarns; cotton, wool, hand-dyed and handspun.