Carmilla’s Mitts

  • A woman adjusts the collar of her jacket while wearing fingerless gloves.
  • A woman holds a book while wearing a pair of mitts.
  • A seated woman wearing a pair of mitts, her head resting on her hand that is propped up on her knee.
  • A pair of hands, palm facing up, wearing a pair of mitts.
  • A pair of fingerless mitts laid on top of a book.

Carmilla’s Mitts were designed with the rib vaults and arches of a cathedral interior in mind. These mitts are worked in the round from the bottom up and feature gorgeous lace cuffs that transition into the stranded-colorwork pattern.

Pattern Details


Mitts are worked from the bottom up in the round.


6 ½ (7 ¼, 8)“ hand circumference and 8 ¼ (8 ¾, 9)” long. Mitts shown measure 7 ¼“.


Approximately 200 yards (198 meters) fingering weight yarn.

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33 stitches / 30 rounds = 4″/10cm n colourwork pattenr


US 2/2.75mm double pointed needles, or size necessary to obtain gauge


Stitch markers, waste yarn to hold stitches, tapestry needle for weaving in ends


knitting in the round, making yarn overs, increasing stitches using m1l and m1r, knitting two stitches together, reading a colourwork chart, reading a lace chart, working with two colours in a single row

Stitch patterns are provided as charts only

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