Early in this period, gloves and light mittens were worn to keep the arms and hands protected from the sun. White skin was very fashionable, very upper class. A fingerless mitten of the type in this pattern would be worn in order to be fashionable, while having access to the free use of the fingers.
This pattern includes 3 pages of instructions with historical tips, and 1 pattern sheet. It is printed on bond paper, and enclosed in a resealable plastic envelope.
All sizes Petite – X-large are included. Length: 10.5" – 12".
Late Georgian, Regency, and Victorian Mitts pattern.
Included are options for the simple Victorian-style mittens, and for the flap used in earlier years.
They can be made short or long.