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Iris Mitts - FREE Knitting Pattern


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The number one thing I always think in the winter is, “Why didn’t I bring gloves?!” I always forget all about them and then I’m left with cold hands! So I designed these easy and beautiful fingerless gloves so that I’ll NEVER forget them at home again! These gloves are knit from the cuff up and feature a very simple cable repeat throughout!

This is a beginner-advanced beginner level fingerless mittens pattern.

Finished Measurements

S(M,L) - 5.5’’(6”,6.5”) measured at the top of your wrist. These sizes are intended for teenage-adult.

Suggested Yarn

Any fingering or sport weight yarn (to match gauge)
120-160 yards (110-146 meters) depending on the size you wish to knit.

Suggested Needles

US 2.5 (3.00 mm) needles, 9” (for small circumference), 32” (for magic loop method) or DPNs.


-darning needle
-3 stitch markers
-cable needle (optional)

Techniques Featured

knit stitches, purl stitches, 1x1 cable stitches, thumb gusset, picking up stitches.

This pattern is available for free and has been thoroughly tested by over 20 test knitters. If you would like to contribute towards resources for more future free patterns, you can “tip” me or donate via this link:
Donations are never expected but very much so appreciated! Thank you so much for taking time and energy to knit up this pattern! If you knit up these gloves, I’d LOVE to see your work! Tag me on instagram @mavencrafted

Please feel free to message me with any questions or pattern support. You can email me at

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