Baby Mittens Knitting Pattern - Toddler Mittens Pattern - Pattern for Thumbless Mittens - No Scratch Mittens Pattern - Knit Infant Mittens



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  • Vintage from the 1940s
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  • Digital file type(s): 1 PDF

This is a knitting pattern for mittens with no thumbs. Also known as scratch mittens, they protect a baby's face and keep little hands warm. To use this pattern you should know how to knit and purl in the round using four double pointed needles, and how to decrease by knitting two stitches together.

The pattern shows you how to create mittens for preemies, newborn mittens, and mittens for toddlers up to 24 months of age. Tried and tested: Marion has been using a variation of this pattern since the 1940s!

Cute baby shower gift idea! Also great for little kids at Christmas. These can be worn year round, not just during the winter.


This listing is for a pattern to make your own mittens. If you'd like to purchase finished mittens, please view the Marion's Mittens baby shop on Etsy:


* These mittens are knitted in the round using four double pointed #3 or #4 needles.

* The PDF describes the ideal yarn and the pattern for knitting these mittens.

* The pattern can be adjusted to make the mittens larger or smaller. There's now a handy chart to help you easily adjust the size. And bonus instructions for creating a string to connect the mittens!

* The pattern is available via digital download after purchase. It will not be mailed or emailed to you.


Marion, my grandmother, has been knitting mittens for more than 60 years. This is a pattern she created and I expanded on to create a variety of sizes. See more of our products in our shop:

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304 reviews

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5 out of 5 stars

well written pattern, have made 3 pair for my toddler grands using a double strand of Shetland sweater weight yarn

maryhuey Nov 1, 2020

5 out of 5 stars

I haven't knitted these yet but looking forward to it!

Shawna Couplin Sep 3, 2022

5 out of 5 stars

Have made umpteen pairs now, Thankyou so much.

kathy Collins Mar 11, 2021