Kew Fingerless Mitts

Kew Fingerless Mitts knitting pattern by West Beach Knits

Inspired by the lush foliage and Victorian architecture of the Palm House at Kew Gardens, these fingerless mitts feature a central lace panel of leaves encased in columns of elongated ribbing. They are designed with a side seam thumb gusset and extend past the wrists for additional warmth. Instructions are both written and charted.


One size, adult


Approx 40g 4ply/fingering weight yarn
Sample uses 35g (148m) Coop Knits Socks Yeah! in ‘Malachite’ colourway.

You can use either DPNs or circular needles to obtain gauge.
Recommended size US2/2.75mm, 32”/60cm.


Stitch markers, waste yarn for holding thumb stitches, yarn needle.


32 stitches and 44 rounds = 4 inches/10cm stockinette after blocking


These are suitable for an adventurous beginner. You don’t need to have made a pair of mittens before but should have some experience.

Techniques used include: knitting in the round, ribbing, increasing and decreasing, thumb gusset shaping, casting on in the middle of a round, picking up stitches.

Kew fingerless mitts knitting pattern

Kew Fingerless Mitts knitting pattern by West Beach Knits

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