Meet Cute Mitts


Published in Knitvent 2021


Warm hands, warm heart. The Meet Cute Mitts are cute enough to have a starring role in your gift knitting repertoire this year. These cuddly fingerless mitts use DK weight yarn for extra squish, and to help them knit up quickly. A panel of simple “antler” cable offers visual and knitting interest, and is easy to master even if cable knitting is a new skill for you. The Meet Cute Mitts pattern includes two sizes to help you cross multiple names off your list.

Here it is. That moment. Totally unexpected. A little awkward. Impossibly charming. However our couple meets, there’s going to be laughter and lots of eye contact. Blushing and probably a touch of stammering. Perhaps this mysterious stranger recently arrived in town to take over the local hardware store, or they could be related to the awful old grinch who is driving the plot forward. But it doesn’t matter right now. What matters is that sparks are flying, chemistry is simmering, and our love story has really begun.

Child, Adult

Finished Measurements
Child Size
Length: 15cm (6”) Circumference: 14cm (5.6”)
Length: 20cm (8”) Circumference: 18cm (7”)

Louie & Lola Merino Nylon DK
80% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon; 243m/266yds per 100g skein
1x 100g skeins.
Colourway: Robin’s Nest

Actual Yarn Used
30g or 62m/67yds of DK weight yarn

42g or 102m/112yds of DK weight yarn


3.5mm (US 4), 80cm (32”) long circular needles for magic loop method or DPNs (or size to obtain gauge)

4 mm (US 6), 80cm (32”) long circular needles for magic loop method or DPNs (or size to obtain gauge)


Tapestry needle
1 stitch marker

20 sts/32 rows = 10cm (4”) in stockinette after blocking on larger
needlesstitch pattern after blocking

Additional information

Suggested Yarn

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