1750 - 1900 Fingerless Mittens Pattern

The Mantua-Maker

Historical Sewing Patterns

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".

No. 1800-5
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.