7 Free Mitten Knitting Patterns That’ll Keep Your Hands Extra Warm This Winter

maize mittens

Cozy up this winter with mittens you stitched yourself! These 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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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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      Hello Joanne,

      I apologize for the confusion. You can find the patterns below each picture by clicking on the organ button with “GET THE PATTERN” described on it.

      Thank you!

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      Hello Nancy,

      Thank you for contacting us. Our free content is still getting added to the site. Please check back in a couple weeks. I apologize for the inconvenience.

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      Thank you for contacting us. Our free content on the site is still getting added. I would check back in a couple weeks. I apologize for the wait.

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