Get ready to level up your style with our retro-inspired fingerless mitts knitting pattern! These mitts capture the essence of vintage video games with their intricate colorwork and pixelated character designs. Crafted to keep your hands cozy while allowing full dexterity, they are perfect for gamers, tech enthusiasts, or anyone seeking a trendy accessory that pays homage to gaming’s golden age. The detailed patterns and charted designs will guide you through the process, ensuring that each stitch brings the pixelated characters to life. These fingerless mitts were made to match the Arcade Nights dog sweater!
Knit them up in your favorite light DK weight yarn and choose colors that evoke nostalgia or match your gaming aesthetic. These fingerless mitts are not only functional but also a fantastic way to showcase your love for retro gaming. Wear them proudly while gaming, working, or simply adding a touch of geek-chic to your everyday outfits. With these fingerless mitts, you’ll level up your fashion game and show off your gaming passion in style. So grab your needles, get ready to cast on, and let the gaming nostalgia flow through your stitches!
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These fingerless mitts are worked seamlessly in the round from the cuff up, with stranded colorwork throughout. I used a 9” circular needle for the body of the mitts and DPNs for the thumb.
Charts show colors as featured in sample, play around with whatever colors you love, and a dark background helps the other colors to pop. These charts can be used for colorwork or duplicate stitch. If you choose duplicate stitch, you do not need to change your needle size at any time. If you choose colorwork, you will have to go down a needle size for stockinette stitch section.
- long tail cast on
- knitting in the round
- stranded colourwork
Teen/Adult S, M, L
Hand circumference: 7.5, 8, 8.5 inches / 18, 20.5, 21.5 cm
Length: 11.5, 11.5, 11.5 / 29 29, 29 cm
This full video tutorial takes you from cast on to bind off to help you along with the pattern!