Corseted Mitts

Elegant yet edgy – Victorian but still kinda punk. Corseted Mitts are a stylish and versatile answer to the first chilly days of fall. Seamlessly knit in the round from worsted to aran weight yarn, they are finished and ready to wear before you know it. Pattern is simple enough for a beginner and offers two sizes to fit most any hands. Written and charted instructions are provided as well as detailed help with finishing.




This is intended to be a snug fit on a circumference of up to about: 7½” (9½”).


Yarn: In worsted to aran weight yarn you will need approximately 100 (110) yards.

Needles: Double pointed needles (or needles appropriate for your preferred method of small circumference circular knitting) in US sizes 6 for a SM/MD or 7 for a size MD/LG (or size required to obtain gauge).

Notions: 1 stitch marker, 8 buttons about ¾” in diameter, needle and thread for sewing on the buttons, ~ 60” of ~1/4” wide ribbon, leather, fabric or cord for lacing through the eyelets, Fray Check for sealing the ends of the ribbon, a darning needle for weaving in ends.


Measure gauge in stockinette stitch. SM/MD: 21 sts / 4” (suggested needle size US 6) MD/LG: 19 sts / 4” (suggested needle size US 7)