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Category: Fingerless Mitts

Flowing Along

This pattern has taken me on quite a journey. From start to finish I cast-on four times in two different yarns before I finally got something that was going to

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Mitts Unzipped

I love to play with the construction of my fingerless mitts. Usually this means putting decorative elements around the thumb, travelling across the back of the hand or making a

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Ribs and Wraps

Sometimes I have an idea for a design and it just takes on a life of its own! This time the idea I came up with was for a sock

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A hand making a fist showing the garter stitch column wrapping around the thumb gusset of a fingerless mitt knit in cream yarn with pink and green speckles

Ridges and Furrows

When I started it was just going to be a fingerless mitts pattern (Dromanach) first. I had some beautiful speckled yarn from Eden Cottage Yarns to work with and I

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Lavender Mitts

With Ravelry still having accessibility “issues” after nearly three months, I’m trying something new with my blog this month, and I got permission from my testers to share their Lus

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Twisted rib fingerless mitts with a smocked faux cable trellis patter asymmetrically on the back of the hand

Suainte – Entwined

If you’ve been following me on Instagram over the last few weeks, you’ll have seen a lot of Suainte as I’ve been knitting away almost monogamously to get back on

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A fingerless mitt knit in pink yarn with a textured pattern travelling diagonally across the back of the hand.

Dealas – Committed

It’s about time for a new fingerless mitts pattern, isn’t it? I’m now spending a lot of time standing around in the playground waiting for the bell to ring –

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Cuibhrichte – Bound

So I have been on a massive ride with this pattern! My original idea was for a stockinette mitt with stitches picked up from the cuff and worked in a

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Twisted Rib fingerless mitts with a cable up the centre of the back of the wrist and splitting to either side of the hand

Sgaradh – Separation

Although I’m currently sitting here in the sunshine, Storm Ali yesterday suddenly made winter seem awfully close and I’m really glad I have my new mitts ready to wear! Meaning

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I’m Liz and I'm a Scottish Knitwear designer! I design and write knitting patterns for accessories, produce tutorials and write about what I do!
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Shoormil – Yardage Calculator

I’m going to preface this by saying that there is no pattern support for the spreadsheet. If you follow the instructions on the spreadsheet you

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