Wristers Fingerless Mittens

About: I love most all handcrafts, especially those related to fiber and mixed media art. Love nature and animals. I have 5 cats, 1 rabbit, 30+ chickens (yum! fresh eggs!), and 3 dogs, plus at least 1 foster dog mo...

I knit these wristers (fingerless mittens) after looking for a pattern and not finding one that I really loved; so I decided to design my own. They work up quickly on double pointed needles (so no seams to sew), and are great for outdoor chores, keeping hands warm while working at the computer, or any time you want warm hands but need to be able to use your fingers. Because of the ribbing pattern they stretch to fit just about anyone. I can easily adjust the needle size to make them smaller or larger, or add extra rows to make them longer at the cuff or the fingertips. A friend had given me some Red Heart yarn, so that's what I used to test the pattern and make the ones shown in these photos, but the pattern would work with just about any yarn. I'm also a handspinner, so last week I made an over sized pair with my own 100% wool hand spun yarn and felted them in my washing machine. They came out nice but I'm planning on tweaking the pattern just a bit so they'll be a little longer after felting.

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    13 Discussions

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    Helene47

    9 years ago on Introduction

    This pattern is just what I have been looking for as i work at a computer all day and the hands get cold. I would really appreciate a copy of the pattern.

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    snipartsHelene47

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    Hi Helene47! I sent you a pm, just email me at sniparts at gmail dot com and I'll share the pattern with you :)

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    Azariahsniparts

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    Hello my name is Azariah and I hail from New Zealand. May I ask if you would share your pattern with me. The gloves are very cool and my teen loves them. Thank You, Azariah.Millz@xtra.co.nz

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    Anna9

    10 years ago on Introduction

    hi!

    I love your gloves!!
    may I email you too please!!!
    I´d like the pattern too... =)

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    snipartsAnna9

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    Hi Anna9 - I'm happy to share the pattern. Email me at sniparts at gmail dot com :)

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    pdxforney

    11 years ago on Introduction

    Any chance in sharing the pattern? These are marvelous and simple too. I've been looking all over the internet for something just like these, finally found yours, now need to start knitting!!

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    snipartspdxforney

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    Hi pdxforney, I'd be happy to share the pattern, just email me at my user name (sniparts) @gmail.com :)

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    canida

    11 years ago on Introduction

    I would love to make a pair to wear while typing! If you wanted to share your pattern I'd certainly use it. ;)

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    asessa

    11 years ago on Introduction

    I made the same thing! I didn't like the patterns in all the books either...I wanted something fast and easy so I left off the fingers just the way you did. My husband loves them also for driving gloves. One size does fit all with the K1 P1 ribbing. I gave you a plus sign!!!

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    snipartsasessa

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    Great minds think alike! lol! Everyone I've given these to has loved them, and I already have a list of people who want me to make them a pair. :) Thanks for the +!

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    GorillazMiko

    11 years ago on Introduction

    AWESOME!

    These are seriously REALLY cool, I wish I had a black and blue one, (like combined) that would be AWESOME!
    Nice job!

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