25 Knit Mitten Patterns

Mittens can seem complicated, but these 25 knit mitten patterns will have you reaching for your knitting needles and the most snuggly yarn you have in your stash! Find classic mittens, fingerless mittens, and convertible ones that can be worn either way!

There is something so special about wearing a pair of handmade knitted mittens on a cold winter day. They seem to always be much warmer than gloves and are the best for making snowballs! Customize them by color and size, and enjoy! They will be your latest obsession!


1. Cable Knit Mittens Pattern by Darling Jadore

A large, gorgeous woven-like cable flows down the center and is delicately flanked by two smaller rope-like cables, which altogether sits amidst a sea of classic stockinette stitches, making This pair of Cable Knit Mittens are an absolute must-have staple item in any fall/winter wardrobe!

Cable Knit Mittens Pattern by Darling Jadore

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2. Double Cuffed Knit Mittens Pattern by Yarnspirations

Keep your hands feeling cozy and looking cute in these classic Double Cuffed Knit Mittens! Knit in the round and featuring a doubled cuff for extra warmth, these 2-toned mittens are sure to be your go-to cold weather project for yourself and for loved ones! 

Double Cuffed Knit Mittens Pattern by Yarnspirations

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3. Easy Knit Mitten Pattern by Knifty Knittings

This Easy Knit Mitten Pattern combines a classic mitten style with super bulky yarn for a fast and addictive knit for all ages. They are knit entirely in the round using the magic loop method and written for sizes from toddler to adult men’s.

Easy Knit Mitten Pattern by Knifty Knittings

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4. Thrummed Mittens Knitting Pattern by Blue Bird Pine Shop

These Thrummed Mittens are a soft and cozy knit worked in the round for a seamless finish. The thrums are pieces of a wool blend material knitted into the mitten to create a soft warm lining. After multiple wears, the thrums start to felt, making an insulating and fleecy layer sure to keep your hands toasty all winter long!

Thrummed Mittens Knitting Pattern by Blue Bird Pine Shop

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5. Candy Crush Mittens Knitting Pattern by Drops Design

This Candy Crush Mittens Knitting Pattern is a fun knit for beginners and teens. Using a self-striping aran or light chunky weight yarn, these easy to make mittens are worked flat on two needles and then seamed.

Candy Crush Mittens Knitting Pattern by Drops Design

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6. Moonstone Textured Mitten Knitting Pattern by Wool Field

This Moonstone Textured Mitten Knitting Pattern is a fast, functional knit that uses less than one skein of DK weight yarn. The textured pattern works up great with solids, tones, and variegated yarns. Snag a skein from an indie dyer, and cast on! The pattern works up perfectly using DPNs, magic loop, and mini circulars.

Moonstone Textured Mitten Knitting Pattern by Wool Field

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7. Convertible Knit Mitten Pattern by The Little Foxes

Tired of being cold but also need to use your fingers? Fear not, convertible gloves are your answer! These gloves are a perfect fingerless accessory yet have the ability to turn into mittens! The thumbs also have a little opening to pop your thumbs out when needed as well.

This pattern has two sizes for regular and large hands. The regular starts out a bit snug, as they should stretch out a little after wearing. They can be made with a slightly larger yarn for a looser fit as well.

Convertible Knit Mitten Pattern by The Little Foxes

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8. Fuzzy Knit Mittens Pattern by Handy Little Me

This Fuzzy Knit Mittens Pattern is an excellent project for anyone who wants to work with textured yarn. The mittens are knit with two yarns, a DK yarn for the cuff, and a fuzzy teddy yarn for the other sections of the mitten. They are very soft to wear and will keep your hands warm on the coldest of days!

Fuzzy Knit Mittens Pattern by Handy Little Me

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9. Fingerless Mitten Knitting Pattern by Adknit

These Fingerless Mittens are a quick and cozy knit with a fun texture! Knit in the round from the cuff up, the honeycomb texture is created by floating strands of yarn in front of the work and then picking them up on subsequent rounds. A strap and button add a cute finish!

Fingerless Mitten Knitting Pattern by Adknit

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10. Knit Baby Mitten Pattern by Hilary Frazier

Keep your baby warm and cozy with these Knit Baby Mittens. Craft a bunch in different colors for a complete everyday collection. In fact, this pattern is an ideal project for beginners looking to advanced their knitting skills. It can also be made with a cotton yarn too so the mittens can be worn in the spring.

Knit Baby Mitten Pattern by Hilary Frazier

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11. Colorblock Knit Mittens Pattern by Red Heart

Keep your hands feeling cozy and looking cute in these classic mittens! Knit in the round and featuring a doubled cuff for extra warmth, these 2-toned mittens are sure to be your go-to cold weather project for yourself and for loved ones! 

Colorblock Knit Mittens Pattern by Red Heart

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12. Scallop Mittens Knitting Pattern by Hand Knitted Things

Make a pair of simple yet sweet mittens for yourself or someone special by whipping up this beautiful Scallop Mittens Knitting Pattern. These are quick to knit up using DK weight yarn. The mittens can be customized by adding rows to make a longer cuff or additional stitches at the cast on a portion of the pattern to enlarge the size of the mittens.

Scallop Mittens Knitting Pattern by Hand Knitted Things

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13. Bee Mittens Knitting Pattern by Drunk Girl Designs

These Bee Mittens are designed to satisfy your needs for puns, fancy lettering, and references to the animal kingdom. They are good for a laugh and keeping warm, and also make for a fun and portable project! These are a size women’s medium or a men’s small. There is plenty of room within the mittens to also wear gloves, for those extra chilly days.

Bee Mittens Knitting Pattern by Drunk Girl Designs

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14. Stripey Knit Mitten Pattern by Yarnspirations

If you’re a fan of stripes, then these Stripey Knit Mittens have everything you want, from comfort to trendy style. Use a blend of shades for a unisex look, but the pattern is easily customized to feature favorite shades for the perfect gift! Stripes are an easy way to create on-trend accessories, and for these stripes, you’ll simply knit in rounds, and practice simple color changes s as you work.

Stripey Knit Mitten Pattern by Yarnspirations

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15. Freja Mittens Knitting Pattern by Emmy Petersson

Freja, the Nordic goddess of love and fertility, is the inspiration for these mittens. As such, there are beautiful heart motifs throughout, including smaller hearts on the flip side too.

A ribbed cuff and the traditional Norwegian construction with a thumb gusset give the mittens a comfortable fit. They will look good in many color combinations and will shine like little jewels on your hands during cold winter days.

Freja Mittens Knitting Pattern by Emmy Petersson

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16. Omni Mittens Knitting Pattern by Katimaaria

These Omni Mittens have an intermediate cable pattern, a double cuff, and thanks to the bulky yarn, they work up in no time! In this free pattern, you’ll find full written instructions on how to make the mittens from start to finish and a knitting chart for the pattern as well.

The pattern is actually worked like any other cable pattern or chart would be but don’t let the cables scare you – once you get the hang of the patterns, you’ll be knitting the mittens in no time!

Omni Mittens Knitting Pattern by Katimaaria

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17. Easy Mittens Knit Pattern by Darling Jadore

Classic garter stitch mittens make for the coziest warm mitts for fall and winter! This pattern is easy and fun to follow, and lets you make the cutest classic-knit mittens that are sure to keep your hands toasty and warm all winter long.

The pattern is written and designed to fit average adult women hand sizes at approximate 7” (17.78 cm)-7.5″ (19.05 cm) circumference; the knitting pattern is easily adaptable to make larger or smaller if desired

Easy Mittens Knit Pattern by Darling Jadore

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18. Warm Brioche Knit Mitten Pattern by Red Heart

Get everyone ready for making a snowman with these warm, cozy Warm Brioche Knit mittens! This colorful brioche design is a special treat to give or knit for yourself. The pattern is written for 3 sizes. Have fun with the colors and craft a pair in each family member’s favorite hue!

Warm Brioche Knit Mitten Pattern by Red Heart

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19. Bit Of Honey Mittens Knitting Pattern by Folk And Fibre Co

This Bit Of Honey Mittens Knitting Pattern is simple yet still intriguing to knit and will leave you with a great fitting pair of mittens. This pattern is easily adjustable for any length hand and also includes instructions for lining your mittens with fleece so that you can make your cozy mittens go the extra mile.

Bit Of Honey Mittens Knitting Pattern by Folk And Fibre Co

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20. Morana Mittens Knitting Pattern by Irmian Design

An elegant branch with beautiful voluminous leaves rises from the cuff to the fingertips of these fun mittens. These Morana Mittens are worked in the round from the cuff up and finished with decreases, alternating in the round to give your fingers a lot of wiggle room. Made with aran weight City Tweed yarn, these mittens knit up very quickly and make a great last-minute gift.

Morana Mittens Knitting Pattern by Irmian Design

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21. Matrix Knit Mitten Pattern by Knitty

These Matrix Knit Mittens work for just about anyone. Imagine it in grays for man, blue and yellow for a little boy, or whatever color would match your own winter coat! This is a pretty easy pattern, even if you are relatively new to knitting.

Matrix Knit Mitten Pattern by Knitty

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22. Heart Fingerless Knit Mitten Pattern by Craftsy

These Heart Fingerless Mittens are perfect for cool fall days, and you can decorate them any way you like. They’re the perfect project for first-time knitters! These simple knit mitts get a bit of Valentine’s Day love with super-cute stitched embellishments.

Heart Fingerless Knit Mitten Pattern by Craftsy

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23. Owl Flip Flop Mittens Knitting Pattern by The Lonely Sea

This Owl Flip Flop Mittens Knitting Pattern is a lovely pattern – it is warm, thanks to the chunky/bulky yarn, and quick to knit up. Flip-top means fingers can be covered and snug, or free for fiddly tasks. This pair of mittens will keep you warm and comfy. It will also add a dash of style to your outfit!

Owl Fit Flop Mittens Knitting Pattern by The Lonely Sea

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24. Fair Isle Knit Mittens Pattern by Yarnspirations

Fans of Fair Isle will love these knit mittens featuring cool winter colors to brighten up a dreary day! Fashioned in supple soft yarn, you’ll knit this project in rounds. The Fair Isle body is matched with a solid color of ribbing to give it a cohesive look. We love it as designed, but the pattern would be just as fun in any color combination you like. It’s a can’t-miss gift to please anyone on your list!

Fair Isle Knit Mittens Pattern by Yarnspirations

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25. Silent Pines Knit Mittens Pattern by The Wool Barrow

This Silent Pines Knit Mittens Pattern has 2 variations – full-size mittens and a fingerless version and is written for S/M size of an average woman’s hand. These mittens feature an intuitive and easy to memorize slipped-stitch cabling pattern on the front and a thumb shifted slightly inwards that allows a better fit.

Silent Pines Knit Mittens Pattern by The Wool Barrow

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Keep your hands and fingers feeling toasty during the bitter winter months by working up one (or all!) of these knit mitten patterns today!

Make a few of each and save them to give as gifts during the holiday season. If you’re on Facebook, stop over to our Facebook Page and share photos of your works for everyone to see!

Now that you’ve finished your mittens, you might also enjoy these Cardigan, Shrugs, Hat, and Scarf Patterns to pair with those mittens. Check them out!

These knit mitten patterns knit up super quickly and are a great way to expand a beginning knitter’s skills. Knit them up in an afternoon for the perfect last-minute gift!