Free Mitten Knitting Patterns That'll Keep Your Hands Warm This Winter

maize mittens

Cozy up this winter with mittens you stitched yourself! These mitten patterns are fun, quick and make great holiday gifts, too.

1. Heart Hands

fingerless knit gloves with embroidered heart

These fingerless mitts are perfect for cool fall days, and you can decorate them any way you like. Bonus: they’re the perfect project for first-time knitters.


2. Insulate! Mittens

insulate mittens

These stranded colorwork mittens have a secret weapon for warmth: floats. Floats are the extra strands on the wrong side of your knitting, and they provide an extra layer of coziness. Stitch up this pattern, tack those floats down and keep your fingers toasty all winter long.


3. Simple Mitts

simple knit mitts

Another beginner-friendly project, these mitts couldn’t be easier to knit. Just garter stitch to the fingers, bind off and voila!


4. Zigzag Mittens

zig zag mittens

Keep the winter chill out with these cute zigzag mittens. The sport weight yarn knits up quickly with double-pointed needles for a fun weekend project.


5. Felted One-Finger Mittens

one finger felted mittens

Here’s the thing about mittens: no matter how cute they are, it can be tricky to maneuver your fingers inside. This pattern solves that pesky problem with an extra pointer finger knitted in! Anyone who’s not a fan of traditional mittens will love these.


6. Maize Mittens

maize mittens

The pattern for these gorgeous mittens includes sizing for everyone from toddler to adult, so you can stitch some up for the whole family. Plus, you can choose between traditional mittens or fingerless mitts to wear during milder temperatures. Win!


7. Freja Mittens

freja mittens

Look at that colorwork! This pattern is inspired by Freja, the Nordic goddess of love and fertility. As such, there are beautiful heart motifs throughout, including smaller hearts on the flip side too.


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15 Responses to “Free Mitten Knitting Patterns That'll Keep Your Hands Warm This Winter”

  1. Mary Anne Turrell

    Appreciate the free patterns

  2. Elizabeth McGinn

    Thank you

  3. Janis Patterson

    Looking for mitt pattern Hello Janis, Most of our classes do include instructions along with the class for Premium Members. thank you. Sincerely, Sarah Craftsy

  4. Nancy

    Fix hole

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  6. j burke

    7 free mitten patterns

  7. Reina Giroux

    J'aimerais ce patron écrit s'il vous plaît. Merci. (En francais)

  8. Betsy Murtha

    lovely. thank you

  9. Joanne Mosier

    This is irritating-why are the pictures here if the pattern is not?

  10. Vivian Hommowun

    Where are the patterns?